FIS Newsflash #436 -­ 17th April 2013 - Meeting updates
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Speed Skiing Finals in Verbier: Tidstrand and Origone take season titles
Whilst the competition season for the other FIS disciplines is already over, Speed Skiing has still been in top gear and all eyes turned to Verbier (SUI) where the finals for the world’s best Speed Skiers were held from 15th-17th April.
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Alpine Skiing: Children’s Races provide a taste of World Cup skiing
Becoming a regular athlete on the World Cup circuit does not happen overnight and most racers reach top level competitions only after years of travelling the world looking to improve their points through racing at Citadin, Junior, FISand Continental Cup levels, aiming to earn a spot on the World Cup. [More]
AIPS Congress underway in Sochi
The 76th annual Congress of the International Sports Press Association (AIPS) is currently underway in the 2014 Winter Olympic and Paralympic City of Sochi (RUS). [More]
INSIDE FIS
Final Call - Registration for FIS Calendar Conference 2013 in Cavtat-Dubrovnik
20th April represents the final day for participants to register for pre-reserved accommodation for the FIS Calendar Conference 2013 in Cavtat-Dubrovnik (CRO) from 5th June - 8th June 2013. [More]
Schladming 2013 shares lessons learned with Vail-Beaver Creek 2015
After Schladming 2013 is before Vail-Beaver Creek 2015. With less than two years to go, the traditional debrief by the Schladming 2013 Organisers for the benefit of the upcoming Organisers ...
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Ski Jumping Sub-Committees meet in Zurich
The spring meetings of the various Ski Jumping Sub-Committees were held in Zurich (SUI) on 12th and 13th April. One of the key items to address was both the men's and ladies' Ski Jumping competition calendars for the summer 2013 and the Olympic winter season 2013/2014.
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Nordic Combined discusses calendars and “Weekend Challenge” format
On 13th and 14th April, during the Zurich (SUI) spring meetings, gatherings of the Nordic Combined Sub-Committee for Officials, Rules and Control, as well as of the Nordic Combined Executive Board ...
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Tour de Ski 2012/13 evaluation meeting in Munich
The Tour de Ski 2012/13 evaluation meeting in Munich (GER) on 11th April saw almost 30 representatives of the Organising Committees, Infront Italy and FIS Marketing AG, as well as FIS conduct a debrief on the seventh edition ...
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Passing of Monaco’s Edmond Pizzi
Edmond Pizzi, former President and founder of the Fédération Monégasque de Ski (FMS), the Monaco Ski Association, has recently passed away at the age of 73 years. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day 2013 sets 430’000 participant record
The final World Snow Day report will be published in one week and confirm that over 430’000 participants were part of the celebrations on 20th January 2013. [More]
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