www.fis-ski.com # 417 l 5 December 2012
FIS SPECIAL
Sign up for World Snow Day 2013! Registration open until 15th December!

Wednesday 5th December marks 10 days to go until the Organiser registration for World Snow Day 2013 closes. On Sunday, 20th January 2013, the second edition of World Snow Day will bring children together with their families to the slopes, trails and tracks for a fun-filled day of events, activities and competitions on snow.
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Cross-Country: Marit Bjoergen and Petter Northug repeat Ruka Triple victories
Already for the third time, Kuusamo hosted the first stage-competition of the new FIS Cross-Country World Cup season, Ruka Triple. The three-day mini-tour kicked off on 30th November with classical sprints, continued the following day with short individual start competitions in ... [More]
Ski Jumping: Germany wins team and individual competition in Kuusamo
Kuusamo (FIN) welcomed the ski jumpers to their second competition weekend of the season from 30th November to 1st December and the combined Nordic Opening with all three disciplines together. Covered with snow and frosty as always, the hill of Ruka was ... [More]
Nordic Combined: French triumph in Kuusamo
Week 2 of the new FIS World Cup season saw the Nordic Combined circus move close to the polar circle in Finland’s Kuusamo. After the impressive Norwegian display on home ground in Lillehammer, the second weekend was a big success for ...
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Alpine Skiing: Innerhofer, Marsaglia and Ligety win in Beaver Creek, American ladies sweep Lake Louise
After the Speed Opening at Lake Louise, the men’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup moved on to the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships venue in the US Rockies, Beaver Creek and its famous Birds of Prey course. [More]
Nakiska to host season opener of the AUDI FIS Ski Cross World Cup 2012/13
7th and 8th December mark the birth of the Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup in Nakiska (CAN). As the first race on the season’s ski cross World Cup circuit, the event will set the stage for 190 of the world’s best skiers from 25 nations to compete at their best. [More]
Snowboard Cross World Cup kicks off in Montafon
It is the biggest field ever to enter a snowboard cross season opener, nation-wise. 106 riders representing 28 countries will compete in this winter's first FIS Snowboard World Cup snowboard cross event in Schruns/Montafon (AUT). On the Seebliga at Hochjoch, right in the heart of Silvretta-Montafon, an individual race is... [More]
Big Sochi 2014 test event season gets underway
With only 14 months to go until the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi 2014, the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup competitions at the RusSki Gorki" Jumping Center from 8th-9th December will serve as one of the official test events before the opening of the Games. This will be the first time the brand new facility will be tested on ...
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New Presenting Sponsor for Four Hills Tournament: Engelbert Strauss enters Ski Jumping
Engelberg strauss, the functional work-wear manufacturer, is the new Presenting Partner of the Four-Hills-Tournament in Ski Jumping. Infront Sports & Media, the official marketing partner of the series, has signed a contract with the industry leader through to 2014. [More]
IN DEPTH
Joseph Fitzgerald in interview about the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup season 2012/13
As part of its weekly interview series, FIS Newsflash interviewed Joseph Fitzgerald, FIS Freestyle Coordinator, about the upcoming season. [More]
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