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Austria, a storied Alpine snowboarding nation, needs Hirscher to deliver within the remaining event to keep away from finishing the world championships with no gold medal for the primary time since Crans Montana, Switzerland, in 1987.
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The women’s staff has already completed with no medals and that hasn’t occurred since Schladming, Austria, in 1982.
The circumstances are overcast for Hirscher’s tilt at the title.
Mikaela Shiffrin defied sickness to win the slalom on the skiing world championships. Can Marcel Hirscher do the same?
Hirscher, the seven-time general World Cup champion, will start as the favourite for the final…