www.fis-ski.com # 407 l 26 September 2012
SOCHI IS GETTING PREPARED
The Cross-Country race track promises exciting competitions
Athletes' cottages are closely located to the competition venues
Snowboard & Freestyle Skiing venues are close to completion
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
500 days to go: Sochi 2014 reveals official slogan “Hot.Cool.Yours.”
500 days before the Opening Ceremony of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, the Organising Committee has announced its official slogan: "Hot.Cool.Yours." The slogan is intended to be a universal solution combining innovation and dynamism. [More]
Sochi set for test events
From administrators to construction workers – the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee is working around the clock to get ready for the highlight of the 2014 winter. Already in the coming winter sports season, test events in all FIS Olympic disciplines will be carried out at the newly constructed competition venues. [More]
Windy Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix in Almaty: Victories for Tepes, Takeuchi and Takanashi
Although the FIS Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix on 22nd and 23rd September in Almaty (KAZ) took place in windy conditions, there were three happy winners. [More]
Important steps for Voss 2013
Last week saw two long days of site visits and meetings at Voss-Myrkdalen as the Final Inspection for the FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships 2013 took place there. The participants on site in Voss-Myrkdalen included the local Organisers, FIS, host broadcaster NRK and the Norwegian Ski Association. [More]
Golf tournaments in Austria unite ski family and friends
In the range of activities and events held in the lead up to the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Schladming 2013, a golf tournament staged by the Organising Committee was held on 20th September. The prominent field of participants ranged from former ski racer Hansi Hinterseer, to active alpine racer Max Franz, ... [More]
IN DEPTH
Snowboard Cross racer Konstantin Schad stands up following set-backs
Konstantin Schad is one of the young and up-coming snowboard cross riders from Germany who emerged on the top of the podium last winter. Having started his career in snowboarding rather late at the age of eleven, the Bavarian quickly got hooked by his new passion. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Voices of New Sub-Committee Chairmen: Erik Roste
Following the FIS Congress in Kangwonland (KOR), the FIS Council appointed several new Sub-Committee Chairmen. In today’s edition, FIS Newsflash continues to present their initial thoughts as they embark on their new tasks for the 2012-2014 period. [More]
From Armenia to Sochi: FIS Leader‘s Seminar in Yerevan prepares for Sochi 2014
More than 25 participants representing 20 nations belonging to the FIS Aid & Promotion programme came together in Yerevan (ARM) for the 11th FIS Leaders' Seminar from 21st-23rd September 2012. The annual meeting ... [More]
FIS Autumn Meetings ahead
The FIS Autumn Meetings will take place at the traditional location of the Hotel Hilton Zurich Airport (SUI) beginning next Wednesday 3rd October 2012. Besides regular meetings of the various Committees, Sub-Committees and Working Groups until Saturday 6th October, numerous ... [More]
Fresh off the press: FIS Bulletin and Directory 2012
The 2012 editions of the FIS Bulletin and FIS Directory are now fresh off the press. Copies of the FIS Bulletin have been sent to all Member National Ski Associations and FIS Committee Members. They will also be available at the FIS Autumn Meetings in Zurich next week. [More]
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