www.fis-ski.com # 416 l 28 November 2012
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Voss 2013 Organisers get set for the Freestyle World Ski Champs
Happy winners at the ladies' tech races in Aspen
Ruka Triple ahead in Cross-Country, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Less than 100 days to FIS Freestyle World Ski Championships in Voss
Voss 2013 reached its 100-day milestone on Sunday 25th November which will see athletes from close to 30 nations competing in the highlight event on the Freestyle Ski calendar 2012/13. More than 300 athletes are expected to determine who is best in the world of Freestyle Skiing from 5th-10th March.
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Norway unbeatable in Cross-Country Skiing kick-off in Gaellivare
Already for the 6th time, the FIS Cross-Country World Cup kicked off 100 kilometres north of the Arctic Circle, in Gaellivare (SWE), with a new record number of 18,000 spectators. The opening weekend saw the world’s best Cross-Country skiers start their quest for the crystal globes, ... [More]
Ski Jumping World Cup gets in swing in Lillehammer
On 23rd November, the first day of the 2012/13 season already offered a real highlight for the Ski Jumping fans: the mixed team competition had its World Cup premiere on the normal hill in Lillehammer (NOR). The new format, in which a team is represented by two male and two female jumpers, was already ... [More]
Nordic Combined season start sees double victory for Magnus Moan
The Nordic Combined season started with an exciting weekend featuring an individual Gundersen competition and a penalty race in Lillehammer (NOR) on 24-25th November. In both events, Norwegian local hero Magnus Moan made the best of it.
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Alpine Skiing: Svindal dominates in Lake Louise, Maze and Zettel win in Aspen
For Aksel Lund Svindal it was a glorious way to start the new speed season. After capturing the super-G globe last year, the Norwegian took the top spot twice, both in the downhill and super-G races on 24th and 25th November in the heart of the Canadian Rocky Mountains.
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IN DEPTH
Uwe Beier: “The new Snowboard season is about Quality over Quantity, Quebec and Qualifications”
As part of its weekly series “Chat with the FIS Race Directors”, FIS Newsflash spoke to FIS Snowboard Race Director Uwe Beier about the upcoming season.
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INSIDE FIS
Voices of new Committee Chairmen – Niklas Carlsson
Following the FIS Council meeting on 3rd and 4th November 2012 in Oberhofen (SUI), the Council appointed Niklas Carlsson as the new Chairman of the Committee for Advertising Matters.
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FIS Anti-Doping Rules 2013
The newest version of the FIS Anti-Doping Rules valid as of 1st January 2013 is now available on the FIS website. The Anti-Doping Rules have been adopted and implemented in conformance with FIS' responsibilities under the World Anti-Doping Code, which were accepted at the FIS Congress in Cape Town (RSA) in 2008. [More]
Anja Paerson: “I knew if I wanted to change anything, I would have to get involved!”
Anja Paerson has not only been an ace in Alpine Skiing but is also an active member of the FIS Athletes’ Commission. In today’s Newsflash, she talks about her role, achievements and what it feels like to have competed and be engaged in sports at the same time. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Let's jump to Canada
World Snow Day is counting new registrations from many different parts of the world day by day. For its next edition on 20th January 2013, World Snow Day appears to have captured the imagination in Canada to bring children to snow sports. [More]
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