FIS Newsflash #435 ­- 10 Apr 2013
www.fis-ski.com # 435 l 10 April 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS 2012/13 season stats
With more than 6’500 events across 49 different nations and on five continents, the FIS competition season 2012/13 has almost reached its conclusion.
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Cross-Country Skiing: Successful Continental Cup season is soon over
The FIS Continental Cup series all over the world are some of the most important Cross-Country competitions as they allow the younger athletes to prepare themselves for the World Cup level in several ways. [More]
Rykhus and Wagenius FIS Telemark season wrap up
The FIS Telemark World Cup 2012/13 season contained a total 13 races across four different countries with the Finals held in Geilo (NOR) from 5th-7th March. [More]
Ingemarsdotter, Olsson and Halfvarsson new Falun 2015 Ambassadors
Three of Sweden’s Cross-Country ski stars Ida Ingemarsdotter, Johan Olsson and Calle Halfvarsson have been appointed new ambassadors for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 in Falun (SWE) and will thus become “the faces” of the event. [More]
Sochi 2014 Alphabet unveiled
On 2nd April, as part of the International Children's Book Day, the Organising Committee for the 2014 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, has unveiled the Sochi 2014 Alphabet. [More]
IN DEPTH
Freestyle Skiing season review with Joseph T. Fitzgerald
In an interview with the FIS Newsflash, Joseph T. Fitzgerald, FIS Freestyle Coordinator evaluated the 2012/13 season.
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INSIDE FIS
FIS Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Meetings to get underway in Zurich
The coming weekend will see the traditional spring meetings of the different FIS Sub-Committee in the disciplines of Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined that will be held at Hilton Hotel Zurich Airport (SUI). [More]
New FISI Director General
The Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) has recently appointed Enrico Negretti as new Director General. While this is a new position he will also take over many of the responsibilities of Fausto Cartasegna who retired at the end of February 2013. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Winners of Swiss-Ski World Snow Day Awards
On 9th April, Swiss-Ski presented prizes to the top three winners of the Swiss-Ski 2013 World Snow Day Award during a small reception at the FIS headquarters in Oberhofen (SUI). [More]
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