FIS Newsflash #421 - Happy New Year 2013!
www.fis-ski.com # 421 l 2 January 2013
FIS SPECIAL
Happy New Year 2013!

FIS would like to extend warm wishes to all Newsflash readers for a Happy New Year with much joy in the snow and successful participation, organising and/or spectating at FIS competitions!

 

The New Year will see both the second half of the 2012/13 FIS World Cup season in the different disciplines, but also feature a highlight-filled calendar.

 

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
4-Hills Tournament: Jacobsen and Schlierenzauer
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Exciting Tour de Ski
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Alpine Skiing: Great show in Munich kicks off New Year
The 2nd edition of the AUDI FIS Ski World Cup City Event in the Munich Olympic Park was held on New Year’s Day. Veronika Velez Zuzulova (SVK) and local hero Felix Neureuther were the winners of the parallel slalom in front of a crowd of 17’000 spectators.
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Schladming 2013: Official World Championship outfits and song
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Two weeks to FIS Snowboard World Championships
In just over two weeks, the season's highlight will go down in Quebec and Stoneham, Canada. At the 10th FIS Snowboard World Championships, the first ever worlds to be hosted by two venues, riders from all over the world will battle for eleven titles and thus a total of 33 medals. [More]
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Voices of new Sub-Committee Chairs - Gabriella Paruzzi
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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Exceeding Expectations: 2nd World Snow Day to set a new record
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