Video shows drone falling on slalom course, nearly hitting skier

Posted at 8:06 AM, Dec 24, 2015
and last updated 2015-12-24 10:06:11-05

Austrian slalom skier Marcel Hirscher narrowly avoided a drone that fell on a course during an event at the 2016 Alpine Skiing World Cup.

A video of the incident was published to YouTube on Tuesday and has been viewed over 540,000 times. Use the video player above to watch it happen.