www.fis-ski.com # 413 l 7 November 2012
SNAPHOTS OF THE WEEK
40 cm of powder snow in Levi (FIN)
Snowboard ramp building in Antwerp (BEL) in full swing
US Ski Team opens new Speed Center, Copper Mountain (USA)
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Alpine preview: Levi set to stage the slalom opener of the FIS Ski World Cup 2012/13 season
Preparations for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Slalom Opening in Levi (FIN) are in full swing. On 10th and 11th November, a total of 157 athletes from 23 countries will be racing their first slalom competition of the season. Some of the athletes ... [More]
Big show ahead: First ever FIS Snowboard World Cup event in Belgium on largest ramp in World Cup history
The 2012/2013 FIS Snowboard World Cup tour is looking ahead to a special highlight when for the first time in history a contest will take place in Belgium, in the city of Antwerp. After the season’s kick-off in Cardrona (NZL), Antwerp’s harbor district ... [More]
Emmi extends its involvement in the Audi FIS Ski World Cup
Emmi, Switzerland’s leading milk processor, has extended its international sponsorship involvement in the Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup until the 2015/16 season. After the successful initial three years of sponsorship, the extension of the involvement between ... [More]
Lillehammer 2016 Youth Olympic Games off to a flying start
The first visit of the International Olympic Committee’s Coordination for the second Winter Youth Olympic Games wrapped up on 26th October 2012 in Lillehammer (NOR). Chaired by IOC member Angela Ruggiero, the Commission was impressed with the early progress made by the Lillehammer Youth Olympic Games ... [More]
Falun 2015 has launched mascot competition
How should the official mascot of the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun look like? The Swedish Organisers have recently rolled out a mascot competition inviting people from all age groups to design the official Falun 2015 mascot. “The purpose of the mascot competition, apart from creating a buzz about the Championships, is ... [More]
It’s all about Skiing - “Ski Past” exhibition officially opened in Val di Fiemme
In conjunction with the Forum Nordicum held in Val di Fiemme (ITA) on 16th October 2012, a “Ski Past” exhibition has officially been inaugurated in the presence of 100 participants at Le Gallerie space in Trento. During the opening ceremony FIS President Gian Franco Kasper underlined the significance of “keeping memories alive and strong”. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Decisions from the FIS Council Meeting in Oberhofen
The FIS Council traditionally held its Autumn Meeting at the FIS Office in Oberhofen (SUI) on Saturday 3rd November and dealt with a full agenda, including reports from Organising Committees for future FIS World Championships, the appointment of technical officials as well as proposals from ...
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Final inspections before the season – Romania reaches a milestone in Ski Jumping
Among numerous inspections carried out before the season in the different FIS Olympic disciplines, FIS Ski Jumping Race Director Walter Hofer recently met with representatives of the Romanian Ski Association. The visit focusing on the new jumping hills was held in conjunction with the Romanian International Championships on 27th-28th October 2012 in Rasnov. [More]
”FIS helmet project” represented at International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport
Top international sports experts representing various international sports federations met in Zurich (SUI) from 1st-2nd November 2012 for the 4th International Consensus Conference on Concussion in Sport. The objective of the two-day event, held at FIFA’s headquarters in Zürich (SUI), was to ... [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
French artistic touch for World Snow Day 2013
For World Snow 2013, one of the world’s leading ski areas, Chamonix, will be partnering with SOS Children’s Villages, to put on an extra eventful day for a group of special young individuals. The Valley, located in France at the border between Switzerland and Italy, is known worldwide as a real Mecca for skiers, snowboarders and ...
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