FIS Newsflash #420 - Nominate your athletes for FIS Athletes' Commission
www.fis-ski.com # 420 l 26 December 2012
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Alpine Skiing: Rebensburg and Shiffrin win in Are
Viktoria Rebensburg, Germany’s Olympic champion from Vancouver 2010, won the ladies’ Audi FIS Ski World Cup giant slalom at Are (SWE) on 19th December. While relegating Austria’s Anna Fenninger to second place and Tina Maze (SLO) to third, she  ... [More]
Freestyle Skiing: Fiva and Serwa triumph in ski cross, McPhie and Wilson best in dual moguls
On 23rd December, the largest on-site crowd of the year gathered under the spectacular peaks of the Italian dolomites to watch Alex Fiva (SUI) and Kelsey Serwa (CAN) each win ... [More]
Snowboard: Prommegger and Takeuchi clinch Parallel World Cup opener in Carezza
In some thrilling head-to-head action, Andreas Prommegger (AUT) and Tomoka Takeuchi (JPN) were victorious in this season’s first Snowboard parallel giant slalom event in Carezza (ITA) on 21st December. [More]
Muerren celebrates 100th anniversary of wintersports
Sunday, 16th December celebrated the 100th anniversary of the Swiss ski resort of Muerren. The traditional mountain resort located in the Bernese Oberland of Switzerland had its roots as a farming village and since 1911, it has grown in size and wealth especially ... [More]
BAUHAUS becomes Main Sponsor of the Vierschanzentournee
The BAUHAUS brand is strengthening its presence in winter sports – becoming the new Main Sponsor of the Vierschanzentournee. The contract was recently closed with Infront Sports & Media, the official marketing partner of ... [More]
IN DEPTH
Atle Skaardal: "New technology on its way"
As part of its weekly interview series “Chat with the FIS Race Directors”, Chief Race Director of the ladies’ Alpine Ski World Cup Atle Skaardal shares his insights on the current season. [More]
INSIDE FIS
FIS Athletes’ Commission – deadline for Alpine nominations approaching
Nominations for the FIS Athletes’ Commission from the discipline of Alpine Skiing can still be submitted until 4th January 2013. The composition for the FIS Athletes Commission foresees two members from Alpine Skiing, two ladies and two men. [More]
SES Cup Races with 43 nations at Speikboden/South Tyrol
This year’s Small European Ski (SES) Nations Cup FIS races have taken place from 16th to 19th December 2012 in Speikboden in South Tyrol. [More]
Passing of Othmar Schneider
Othmar Schneider, one of Austria’s skiing legends and Olympic gold medallist has passed away on 24th December at the age of 84 years. Throughout his career, Schneider triumphed in numerous FIS World Cup races and celebrated ... [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
New website launched
The new website to provide a hub for the FIS “Bring Children to the Snow” campaign has now been launched. Under the url: www.bringchildrentothesnow.com, National Ski Associations, Event Organisers and all interested parties will find ... [More]
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