FIS Newsflash #410 ­ Fiemme 2013 all set for Worlds
www.fis-ski.com #410 l 18 October 2012
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
All eyes turned to Italy - FIS Final Inspection in Val di Fiemme
Q&A session with FIS representatives at the Forum Nordicum
First snow at the Hahnenkamm in Austria
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Thumbs up for Fiemme 2013
The FIS Final Inspection before the 2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme was held on 15th October in Cavalese (ITA). Representatives from FIS, the Italian Winter Sports Association (FISI), the European Broadcasting Union (EBU) and their host broadcaster RAI, ... [More]
Viessmann becomes overall Presenting Sponsor for FIS Nordic disciplines
The International Ski Federation and Viessmann, a long-time supporter of winter sports, are pleased to announce a great expansion and continuation of their partnership in support of Nordic Skiing. Viessmann, one of the leading international manufacturers of heating systems, ... [More]
Forum Nordicum convenes in Cavalese
This year’s Forum Nordicum; the traditional meeting of the ‘Union of Nordic Ski Journalists’ which is part of the AIPS (‘Association de la Presse Sportive') took place from 16th-17th October 2012 in Cavalese (ITA), especially to give the journalists an insight into the upcoming FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013. [More]
FIS introduces new BMW xDrive Trophy in Cross-Country Skiing
FIS is pleased to announce the introduction of a new sprint ranking in the FIS Cross-Country World Cup for bonus sprints in mass start competitions and bonus seconds in stage competitions. In close cooperation with FIS Marketing AG the new concept for the World Cup bonus sprints has been created to... [More]
INSIDE FIS
FIS receives Finnish Ski Federation’s Hannu Koskivuori award
“HihtoSuomi (Ski Finland)” is the official assembly of the Finnish Ski Association that takes place every two years, gathering together 150 representatives from 70 Finnish ski clubs to discuss current topics in the FIS disciplines. In addition to the statutory business of the national gathering, FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis ... [More]
3rd Chiefs of Media Seminar for Nordic Disciplines
The Chiefs of Media for the FIS Nordic disciplines of Cross-Country Skiing, Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping gathered for the 3rd joint seminar in conjunction with the Forum Nordicum on 16th-17th October in Cavalese (ITA). Some 20 Chiefs of Media from the various FIS World Cup Organisers met to ... [More]
Passing of Harry Valérien
One of skiing’s most charismatic journalists, Harry Valérien passed away on 12th October 2012 at the age of 88. The German sports journalist and enthusiastic skier became famous in particular as the founder and moderator of the German sports television show “Das Aktuelle Sportstudio”. Starting in 1951, ... [More]
Ski Jumping Technical Delegates meet in Liberec
This year’s FIS Technical Delegate (TD) Seminar for Ski Jumping took place from 11th-13th October in Liberec (CZE). Led by Ulrich Forrer, Chairman of the Ski Jumping Sub-Committee for Officials, Rules and Control, 60 Technical Delegates from Central and Eastern Europe, Scandinavia ... [More]
Charter flights to FIS World Cup events in Levi and Sochi – places still available
FIS Travel is pleased to offer charter flights to the FIS Alpine World Cup in Levi (FIN), as well as the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Cups in Sochi (RUS). A few places are still available for the Alpine event held in Levi on 10th and 11th November 2012.
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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Next World Snow Day in less than 100 days
Saturday, 13th October 2012 marked exactly 100 days to go until the 2nd edition of the largest winter event in the world. The 2nd edition of FIS World Snow Day on Sunday 20th January 2013, aims to bring children together with their families, to the slopes, trails and tracks, in a fun-filled day of events, activities and competitions on snow. [More]
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