NEWS FLASH
www.fis-ski.com # 401 l 15 August 2012
FIS SPECIAL
FIS President Gian Franco Kasper on London 2012
FIS President Gian Franco Kasper attended the Olympic Summer Games London 2012 in his capacity as IOC Member. Upon his return from London, FIS Newsflash had a chance to interview him.
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
200 days to Voss2013 – FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Norway
Friday, 17th August marks the 200-day milestone for the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships to kick off in Voss. The Norwegian community in the western part of Norway is looking forward to welcoming the world’s best Freestyle Skiing athletes from 5th to 10th March 2013. [More]
FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix in Courchevel underway – Japan wins premiere of mixed team competition
The FIS Grand Prix in Ski Jumping is underway in Courchevel (FRA). Yesterday, 14th August, the Japanese team won the newly introduced mixed team competition on the normal hill. Second place in an extremely close and exciting event went to Germany... [More]
Honda becomes Main Sponsor and Official Car Partner of the Vierschanzentournee
Ski Jumping’s most traditional competition, the Four-Hills-Tournament will have a new partner from this coming winter: Honda will be one of the four Main Sponsors of the event. On 8th August, Infront Sports & Media, marketing partner... [More]
Freestyle Skiing Continental and World Cups get going
With a total of five Continental Cup and two World Cups events on the schedule within the coming weeks, some exciting Freestyle Skiing action is about to get underway. These are the first competitions in the Olympic Qualification process for the Sochi 2014 Winter Games...
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IN DEPTH
Japanese Cross-Country talent Masako Ishida enjoys summer training in France
Masako Ishida led the Japanese ladies’ Cross-Country team and landed seven top ten results in the 2011/12 season. Born in the countryside, she started Cross-Country Skiing at the age of six after practicing different ski sports each day in elementary school.
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INSIDE FIS
Voices of new Sub-Committee Chairmen – Hans-Martin Renn
Following the FIS Congress in Kangwonland (KOR), the FIS Council appointed several new Sub-Committee Chairmen. FIS Newsflash is pleased to present their initial thoughts in the coming weeks as they embark on their new tasks for the 2012-2014 period. [More]
FIS Baby
Sarah Fussek, FIS Anti-Doping Coordinator has given birth to her first baby. Stella Diana Leena was born on Friday, 10th August 2012 measuring 51cm and weighing 3.58kg. [More]
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