Marcel Hirscher hits back with dominant Schladming slalom win

(CNN)Marcel Hirscher hates to lose. It’s a trait that’s made him the most dominant skier of his generation. The 29-year-old Hirscher, who was second behind rising French star Clement Noel on the Ganslern slope in Kitzbuhel, put down a storming first run to lead by a second and built on his advantage to beat France’s Alexis Pinturault by 1.21 secs with Swiss Daniel Yule third. “The key to success was definitely today’s first run,” Hirscher told reporters in Schladming. “I knew after three turns the feeling is good, the feeling is perfect, now I can push even harder so I’m super happy. “The team around me are doing an amazing job.” READ: Why Kitzbuhel downhill is skiing’s wildest race READ: …