www.fis-ski.com # 408 l 3 October 2012
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Final Countdown on for Schladming 2013: FIS signals green light
126 days before the Official Opening of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013 in Schladming it was time for the on site FIS Final Inspection at the base of the Planai on Monday, 1st October 2012. [More]
Schladming 2013 sold out for sponsors - Deichmann becomes a long-term partner of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships
Four months before the official opening of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2013 in Schladming, Austria, FIS together with the rights holder European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and its marketing partner ... [More]
FIS Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix concludes
13 years after his compatriot Sven Hannawald, Germany’s Andreas Wank has been crowned the overall champion of this year’s FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix. The annual summer event reached its final stage on 3rd October in Klingenthal (GER). [More]
Club5+ annual workshop in St. Moritz
The 15 classic World Cup Organisers unified under the umbrella of Club5+ held their annual October Workshop in St. Moritz, Switzerland this week, focusing on the topics of insurance, on-site communication (radio), VIP hospitality, accommodation and media evaluation. [More]
Ski Club Bad Gastein celebrates 100th anniversary
Anniversaries are a special and extraordinary occasion and should therefore be recognised accordingly. This is what the Bad Gastein ski club did on 8th-9th September by celebrating its 100-year anniversary with prominent sports personalities, guests of honour and other delegations. [More]
IN DEPTH
Thomas Morgenstern debuts his season listening to “Tote Hosen”
In preparation for the coming season, Austria’s most successful ski jumper Thomas Morgenstern competed in the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix finals in Klingenthal (GER). The 26-year-old has so far been presented with a total of thirteen gold medals ... [More]
INSIDE FIS
Making the leap: FIS Worlds Organisers in search of fresh wind
The 3rd edition of the FIS World Championship Organisers’ Seminar, entitled “From Good to Excellent: Making the leap from World Cup to World Championships” was held in conjunction with the FIS Autumn Technical Meetings at the Hotel Hilton Zürich Airport, on Wednesday afternoon, 3rd October. [More]
Primoz Ulaga - new President of the Slovenian Ski Association
The Assembly of the Ski Association of Slovenia, which took place on 26th September in Ljubljana, elected its new President with a two-year mandate. Primoz Ulaga won the election with 179 votes, while his opposing candidate Tomaž Kunstelj received 75. [More]
Athletes can still participate in the WADA Code Review!
With the deadline for the Second Consultation Phase of the Code Review approaching on 10th October, the FIS Athletes’ Commission would once again like to encourage their peers to take an active role in the review process. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
10th FIS Youth & Children’s Seminar
In order to deliver news on what is happening in and outside of the FIS “Bring Children to the Snow” campaign, the FIS Newsflash is introducing a new section. From this week on, features about the projects: FIS SnowKidz and the World Snow Day will be incorporated each week. [More]
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