Maier authority

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With today's announcement that three times World Champion Hermann Maier is to hang up his skis for good, here's a short, sharp reminder why "the Herminator" will always be regarded as the hardest man on the piste. (After all, the human wagon wheel not only walked away unscathed from this particular forward roll with tuck, but subsequently won two Olympic gold medals within a week of eating the safety fence at Nagano.)