www.fis-ski.com # 414 l 14 November 2012
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Levi: Andre Myhrer crosses the finish line in first place
Antwerp: Snowboard city-event on biggest ramp ever
Fiemme 2013 celebrates 100 days to the FIS Nordic World Ski Champs
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Hoefl-Riesch and Myhrer win slalom opening in Levi

Germany’s Maria Hoefl-Riesch and Sweden’s Andre Myhrer won the Audi FIS Ski World Cup slalom opener in Levi (FIN) on 10th-11th November. The German World Cup overall champion from 2010/11 and reigning Olympic slalom gold medallist raced ahead of home favourite Tanja Poutiainen.

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Seppe Smits triumphed in first FIS Snowboard World Cup big air event in Antwerp
On 10th November, the show was happening in Belgium’s Antwerp, when 22-year-old Seppe Smits secured his first ever World Cup win in his hometown. The main actor of the evening who also played a major role in the development of the largest ramp ever used in a big air World Cup, ... [More]
Fiemme 2013 reaches 100 day milestone
The countdown to the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme (ITA) is closing in. In less than 100 days, on 20th February 2013, the world’s best Cross-Country skiers and Ski Jumpers from more than 50 different countries will gather at the foot of the majestic Dolomite mountains, where the Nordic Ski highlight will be taking place for the third time since 1991.

“Everything is ready to welcome the great event in around three months’ time and we can’t wait! We keep working, meeting up, fixing the last details and ticking the last boxes on our list. But there is no rush, the entire team looks tranquil...
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Konica Minolta becomes Official Data Partner for the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup
Konica Minolta today announced that it will support the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup in the role of Official Data Partner. Beginning with the 2012/13 season, Konica Minolta will be present at 31 Ski Jumping World Cup events in nine countries in Europe and Asia. [More]
Asiago stages Cross-Country Masters World Cup 2013 – Norwegian legend Bjørn Dæhlie to participate
Next to the 2013 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme, Italy will be staging an additional Nordic highlight, this time in the province of Asiago. From 14th-23rd February 2013, ... [More]
Australian Skiing: The first 100 years – book now available
Australian Skiing: The First 100 Years by Wendy Cross is now available on the book shelves. It is the first comprehensive work to illustrate the history of skiing in Australia’s alpine states, New South Wales, Victoria and Tasmania...
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IN DEPTH
Chat with the FIS Race Directors – Lasse Ottesen in interview before the season
The first one to kick off the FIS Newsflash interview series “Chat with the FIS Race Directors” will be Lasse Ottesen. Succeeding Ulrich Wehling in September 2012, it will be his first season as FIS Nordic Combined Race Director since he joined the team in May 2011 as Nordic Combined Coordinator. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Alpine Skiing: Ski Radius Calculator now available as FIS mobile app
As part of its mobile service, FIS IT has recently launched a new mobile application which calculates the site cut radius of skies to facilitate compliance with the FIS Alpine Skiing specifications for skis. The project has been put in place in cooperation with the University of Salzburg (AUT) and shall notably serve coaches and service teams, ... [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day Toolkit –Tools available to Organisers
The World Snow Day initiative has been designed to help Organisers create their events and take ownership. In order to achieve this, the World Snow Day team has created a detailed toolkit full of items useful for events. What’s inside? ... [More]
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