FIS Newsflash #418 -­ Fiemme 2013 ready to go!
www.fis-ski.com # 418 l 12 December 2012
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Fiemme 2013 ready to go! – Official Inauguration
The official inauguration ceremony of the facilities of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013 has taken place on 10th December in Val di Fiemme (ITA). Now that the ribbon has been cut, the Trentino Valley is ready to host the Nordic highlight of the 2012/13 season in less than 75 days. [More]
Cross-Country: Randall and Joenssen take Quebec city-sprint, USA and Kazakhstan win team sprint
After a two-year break, the FIS Cross-Country World Cup has returned to Canada. On 7th- 8th December, free technique team and individual sprints were held in Quebec City ... [More]
Action-packed Ski Jumping test competitions at Sochi Olympic venue
As the discipline’s main test event ahead of the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia held its first-ever FIS Ski Jumping World Cup events on 8th-9th December 2012. [More]
Alpine Skiing: First season victories for Pinturault and Hirscher, three podiums for Maze!
After being rescheduled from Sunday to Saturday evening due to the heavy snowfalls and forecast in Val d’Isère (FRA), the men’s slalom on 8th December proved to be an amazing race. In front of an excited home crowd, Alexis Pinturault ... [More]
Freestyle Skiing: Swiss skiers stake claim at first Ski Cross event of the season in Nakiska
The first Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup took place in Nakiska, Alberta (CAN) on 8th December, featuring an action-packed day of competition. Overall, it was dominated by the Swiss, who placed two ladies and two men in the final heats ... [More]
Snowboard: Visintin and Maltais individually; Teams Austria and USA win SBX in Montafon
The season opener of the FIS Snowboard Cross World Cup saw the biggest field of riders ever, with 106 athletes representing 28 countries to compete in an individual race and a team competition on 7th and 8th December. [More]
IN DEPTH
Pierre Mignerey about the 2012/13 Cross-Country season
As part of its weekly interview series, FIS Newsflash interviewed FIS Cross-Country Race Director Pierre Mignerey, during his first season in this position. [More]
INSIDE FIS
FIS Council Member Roman Kumpost turns 50 years
FIS extends its best wishes to Roman Kumpost (CZE) who celebrates his 50th birthday today, 12th December 2012. Roman Kumpost was elected to the FIS Council in 2010. He has also been a member of the FIS Nordic Combined Executive Board since 1989, and serves as chair of the Nordic Combined Committee since 2012. [More]
FIS Athletes’ Commission – deadline for Snowboard nominations approaching
Nominations for the FIS Athletes’ Commission from the discipline of Snowboard can still be submitted until 19th December 2012. The composition for the FIS Athletes Commission foresees two members from Snowboard, one lady and one man. [More]
Jonathan Selkowitz receives FIS Journalist Award
Ski racing is one of the world’s most visual and emotional sports. Over the past two decades, photographer Jonathan Selkowitz has brought that action to life through his photography. A Massachusetts native now living in Jackson, Wyoming, Selkowitz was honoured by FIS and the US Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) ... [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Very final call for World Snow Day registrations!
15th December 2011 represents the very final day for the interested Organisers of events for the 2nd World Snow Day to register. Until now, 165 Organisers from 32 countries have registered to stage events during the 2013 edition of FIS World Snow Day. [More]
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