www.fis-ski.com # 433 l 27 March 2013
FIS SPECIAL
Season Comments from Gian Franco Kasper
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FIS President Gian Franco Kasper took a moment to reflect on the 2012/13 season for the FIS Newsflash.

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PHOTOS OF THE WEEK
Mikael Kingsbury and Hannah Kearney defend their moguls crystal globes in Freestyle Skiing.
A thrilling halfpipe competition wraps up the Snowboard Finals in Sierra Nevada.
First medallists at the Freestyle Junior Wolrds in Valmalenco (ITA). Sweden's Ludvig Fjallstrom takes moguls gold.
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Cross-Country and men=92s Ski Jumping conclude season
The FIS Cross-Country World Cup presented by Viessmann finished last weekend with the FIS World Cup Final, which consisted of four races; a sprint in Stockholm and three races in Falun (both SWE). [More]
Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard crown season champions in Sierra Nevada
Sierra Nevada (SPA) was the scene of the final World Cup events in Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard. The future host of the 2017 FIS World Championships in these two disciplines carried out ... [More]
Justyna Kowalczyk and Petter Northug Jr. win BMW xDRIVE Trophy 2013
Poland=92s Cross-Country skiing star Justyna Kowaczyk won the first edition of the ladies=92 BMW xDRIVE Trophy and left Falun, Sweden in a brand new BMW X1. [More]
Interesting figures - 2012/13 season prize money rankings
The 2012/13 World Cup season not only featured thrilling competitions, but also awarded a large amount of prize money among the best competitors in each discipline. [More]
2nd Military Winter Games opened in Annecy
On the shores of Lake Annecy in the Haute-Savoie region of France, the 2nd International Military Sports Council World Winter Games were officially declared open during a festive 90-minute opening ceremony on 25th March. [More]
INSIDE FIS
WADA Symposium - 10 Years of the World Anti-Doping Code, 10 Years into the Future
The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) invited International Federations (IFs) as well as National Anti-Doping Agencies (NADOs) around the world to convene for the annual WADA Anti-Doping Organisation (ADO) Symposium in Lausanne on 19th-20th March 2013. [More]
CAS issues decision in case of Andrus Veerpalu
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) Panel has issued its decision in the case of Estonian Cross-Country skier Andrus Veerpalu v FIS after he tested positive for the use of recombinant human growth hormone ... [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Watching them grow: Zakopane World Snow Day events increase in size
For the first edition of World Snow Day in 2012, the city of Zakopane in the south of Poland established a fantastic World Snow Day event that gave children a chance to compete in a series of fun races and combined them with various fun snow games ... [More]
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