FIS Newsflash #425 ­ Alpine Worlds ahead
www.fis-ski.com # 425 l 30 January 2013
HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK
Schladming all set for “Ski Festival with Heart”

Austria’s Schladming is more than ready to kick off the crown jewel event of Alpine Skiing, the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships. On 4th February, FIS President Gian Franco Kasper will officially unveil the event at the Opening Ceremony which will begin at 18:30 CET in the Planai Finish Area.

[MORE]
PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Italy’s Dominik Paris wins prestigious Streif downhill in Kitzbuehel
Robert Kranjec flies to first season victory where he was crowned World Champion in 2012
16 gold medals are waiting to be awarded to the 2013 Alpine World Ski Champions
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS Snowboard Worlds conclude in Stoneham: 15 nations take home medals, Canada most successful country
The 10th FIS Snowboard World Championships in Stoneham and Quebec City (CAN) wrapped up successfully following the parallel slalom on Sunday, 27th January.
[More]
FIS World Cup highlights
While Snowboard was in World Championship mode, the previous weekend saw some great competitions in the other FIS disciplines across Russia, Austria, Slovenia and Canada. [More]
Liberec hosted successful Nordic Junior & U-23 Cross-Country World Championships
The FIS Nordic Junior and U-23 Cross-Country World Ski Championships were successfully held from 20th-27th January 2013 in Liberec (CZE). Already for the second time, Liberec welcomed the world’s best Nordic skiers. [More]
Vars crowns Speed Skiing World Champions
Anne-Liss Pettersen from Norway and Simone Origone from Italy were crowned World Champions in the Speed One event on 26th January in Vars (FRA), with speeds of 221.63 and 240 kilometres per hour by the fastest lady and man. [More]
Longines App and Rising Star Prize
Longines, the famous Swiss watchmaker and official timekeeper for the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup and World Championships races recently announced its new mobile application. [More]
Big Sochi 2014 test events in Cross-Country and Nordic Combined
From 1st to 3rd February, the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee for the Olympic Winter Games will hold international test events at the Olympic venues in the Mountain and Coastal Clusters. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Junior athletes show their commitment to compete “Clean as Snow”
The participants of the FIS Nordic World Junior Ski Championships in Liberec (CZE) took an active part in the educational campaign “Clean as Snow” launched by the International Ski Federation in partnership with the World Anti-Doping Agency in 2011. [More]
FIS represented at second ISPO Health Forum
The International Ski Federation is a cooperation partner of the world leading sports business platform ISPO MUNICH notably with the emerging market Healthstyle, which stands for the fusion of sports and healthcare. [More]
FIS “Pack Easy”
Pack Easy AG, a renowned Swiss luggage, leather goods and accessories manufacturer is equipping FIS with exclusive baggage. 26 aesthetic and functional cabin trolleys customised through airbrush designs were recently presented to the FIS Management and Race Directors. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day engaging children in the cities - Tokyo celebrated awesome event
On 20th January 2013, World Snow Day had many incredible events around the world. When the World Snow Day project began it had a clear objective to give children as well as their families a chance to explore, enjoy and experience the snow. [More]
VISIT OUR DISCIPLINE WEBSITES
Cross-Country
CROSS-COUNTRY
Ski Jumping
SKI JUMPING
Nordic Combined
NORDIC COMBINED
Alpine Skiing
ALPINE SKIING
Freestyle Skiing
FREESTYLE SKIING
Snowboard
SNOWBOARD
FÉDÉRATION INTERNATIONALE DE SKI
INTERNATIONAL SKI FEDERATION
INTERNATIONALER SKI VERBAND
AudiViessmann
LonginesHyundaiOMV
OFFICIAL NEWSLETTER OF THE INTERNATIONAL SKI FEDERATION

© FIS. Pictures © as indicated. All rights reserved. International Ski Federation, CH-3653 Oberhofen (Switzerland). Tel. +41­ 33­ 244­ 61­ 61, www.fis-ski.com

To provide feedback on this Newsletter, please contact Melanie Strauch at strauch@fisski.com.

We respect your privacy and do not provide your email address to third parties.