Austrian tyro Marcel Hirscher has been installed as the bookmakers' favourite for the men's slalom at the World Ski Championships on Sunday.
Austria's Marcel Hirscher during the men's giant slalom at the World Ski Championships in Austria on February 15, 2013. He has been installed as the bookmakers' favourite for the men's slalom at the championships on Sunday.
But the 23-year-old, who won a silver in the giant slalom on Friday, has a potentially monumental obstacle that could block his way to the top of the podium: American Ted Ligety.
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