FIS Newsflash #422 - 10 days to World Snow Day
www.fis-ski.com #422 l 9 January 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Spectacular Finish of the FIS Tour de Ski 2012/13
The 7th edition of the FIS Tour de Ski presented by Craft Sportswear came to a close on Sunday, 6th January 2013 in Val di Fiemme (ITA). In the ladies’ race, a familiar face once again stood on the top step of the podium. [More]
Ski Jumping World Cup presented by Viessmann - 4-Hills Tournament: High suspense until the end
On 5th January, the Four-Hills’ final stage in Bischofshofen (AUT) saw local hero Gregor Schlierenzauer showcase his best performance to beat his main challenger ... [More]
Alpine Skiing: Shiffrin and Hirscher crowned Zagreb queen and king
US young gun Mikaela Shiffrin and Austrian super talent Marcel Hirscher were victorious in Zagreb (CRO), where two of the most prestigious slalom races of the season were staged on 4th and 6th January 2013. [More]
Ladies’ Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined competitions in Schonach
Despite foggy weather conditions in Schonach (GER), spectators were able to enjoy two exciting FIS World Cup competition days both in ladies’ Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined on 5th and 6th January 2013. [More]
Massive FIS Freestyle Skiing week ahead
While last weekend's aerials event on 5th January in Changchun (CHN) was the official kick-off to the New Year for the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup circuit, in the coming week, the tour will crank it into high gear, with 10 events showcasing more than 400 athletes from [More]
Grand Prix in Copper Mt. opens snowboard year 2013
In a few days, the freestyle snowboarders open their competition year 2013. From 9th to 12th January, the season's first FIS Snowboard World Cup slopestyle event (9th and 11th January) and second halfpipe contest (10th and 12th January) are scheduled within the Sprint US Grand Prix Tour. [More]
10 days to go: FIS Speed Skiing World Championships set to kick off in Vars
From 19th to 26th January 2013, Vars (FRA) will play host to some accelerated race action as the FIS Speed Skiing World Championships will be taking place for the second time since 2009 at the resort in the southern French Alps. [More]
Audi becomes IOC partner
The International Olympic Committee has recently broadened its commercial portfolio by agreeing a deal for German automotive marque Audi to become an official supplier to the governing body through to the end of 2016. [More]
INSIDE FIS
FIS Council Member Michel Vion honoured “Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur“
FIS Council Member and President of the French Ski Assocation, Michel Vion, has recently received the “Chevalier de la Légion d’honneur“ Award, the highest distinction in France which recognises military and civil merits rendered to the nation. [More]
FIS Athletes’ Commission – deadline for Nordics nominations approaching
Nominations for the FIS Athletes’ Commission from the disciplines of Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined can still be submitted until 20th January 2013. [More]
FIS and ISPO: Cooperation partners to expand the future market of Health Style
FIS has become a cooperation partner of the world leading sports business platform ISPO MUNICH with regards to the emerging market Health Style, which stands for the fusion of sports and healthcare. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
10 days to World Snow Day - Norway preparing for an incredible event
With 10 days to go until the second edition of FIS World Snow Day, Organisers are preparing and finalising all aspects of their events for what is set to be an incredible occasion around the world. [More]
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