NEWS FLASH
www.fis-ski.com # 400 l 8 August 2012
FIS SPECIAL
400th edition - FIS President at the London Games
The focus of the Olympic Games in London is all about sport, but behind the scenes the IOC and future Olympic Organising Committees are taking advantage of the attendance of all members of the Olympic Movement to arrange key meetings and events.
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IN DEPTH
Inside the Olympic Games with Sarah Lewis

The first edition of the FIS Newsflash appeared on 15th December 2004 and today it celebrates its 400th edition with nearly 10,000 subscribers. The official weekly newsletter was introduced following the 2004 FIS Congress in Miami (USA) to serve as the main source of information about current activities and future initiatives shaping the world of FIS and its member associations.


Since today's 400th edition coincides with Sarah Lewis' presence at the London 2012 Olympic Summer Games, the FIS Newsflash used this occasion to invite the FIS Secretary General speak about its history, whilst putting her in the role of a reporter ...

 

 

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Niklas Dyrhaug prepares for Fiemme2013 Nordic World Ski Championships
Niklas Dyrhaug is the rising star of Norwegian Cross-Country Skiing. The young skier from Tydal shone at last season’s FIS Tour de Ski, landing in 16th position as the second best Norwegian. He scored his first World Cup podium in the 4x10 km relay in Nove Mesto (CZE) and in the FIS World Cup Final, he stormed ... [More]
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS Ladies Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix to kick off
This summer, the Ski Jumping ladies have so far only had the opportunity to test themselvesat the Continental Cup in Villach (AUT) on 14th-15th July. Courchevel (FRA) and Hinterzarten (GER) will now be the first chance to compete ... [More]
Live the future! – St. Moritz 2017 Organizing Committee gets on track
The planning phase leading up to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2017 officially kicked off on 25th July with the foundation of the organization „FIS Alpine World Ski Championships St. Moritz 2017“. In less than five years’ time, ... [More]
FIS Grass Ski Junior World Championships in Burbach
From 25th-29th July, the FIS Grass Skiing Junior World Championships were held on German soil in Burbach. In the season’s top event for young Grass Skiing talents, 46 participants from nine different nations in Europe, Asia and North America ... [More]
INSIDE FIS
FIS Aid & Promotion Alpine Training Camp in Argentina
A total of 18 young athletes from Argentina, Brazil and Chile recently participated in a 30 day training camp in Cerro Castor (ARG), the world’s southernmost ski resort. Starting on 7th July, the weather conditions provided favorable training options this year ... [More]
World Snow Day Partnership Announcement – Best of the Alps
On 22nd January 2012, World Snow Day was proud to have partnered with Best of the Alps to create a series of meaningful and exciting events for some very special children. For the second edition of World Snow Day in 2013, ... [More]
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