Top Pro Skier Marcel Hirscher Nearly Crushed By Falling Camera Drone During Slalom Race (VIDEO)

This was an incredibly close call. Top professional Alpine skier Marcel Hirscher of Austria was nearly hit by a falling drone during a slalom race. The whole thing was caught on camera and you can see several takes of the horrifying incident in the three videos we’ve embedded below.

Hirscher, who is the four-time reigning World Cup champion, had just started his second run in Madonna di Campiglio, Italy when the camera drone came crashing down behind him.

“This is horrible,” Hirscher told the Associated Press. “This can never happen again. This can be a serious injury.”

(Via NBC Sports)