FIS Newsflash #437 ­ WSD Report released
www.fis-ski.com # 437 l 24 April 2013
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
The World Snow Day Report 2013 is here

The wait is over and the official World Snow Day Final Report 2013 is now published.

The success of the 2nd edition of World Snow Day is reflected in the numbers and statistics within the report. Not only have the number of participants significantly increased from over 200’000 to more than 430’000 but areas such as social media reach, Organiser motivation, ...
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
New features put to practice in FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup season 2012/13
The FIS Nordic Combined Continental Cup series has again been marked by exciting competitions and a high level of organisation throughout the 2012/13 season.
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Snow falls in northern and southern hemispheres
The start of May is a major event for those resorts that make a feature of staying open to at least the middle of spring, and fresh snow in the Alps, Scandinavia, the Rockies and even the Scottish Highlands in recent days means that the end of April is looking remarkable ...
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IN DEPTH
Ski Jumping Season Review with Walter Hofer
Walter Hofer, FIS Ski Jumping Race Director, has taken a moment to reflect on the past season. [More]
INSIDE FIS
FIS Council Member Vedran Pavlek to turn 40
FIS Council Member Vedran Pavlek (CRO) will be celebrating his 40th birthday on 27th April 2013. Vedran Pavlek has been Director of the Croatian Alpine Ski Team and Croatian Alpine Ski Pool in the Croatian Ski Association since 1998. [More]
Experts analyse season from a TV perspective
“After the season is before the season,”. Under this motto, this week saw a specific TV seminar for Cross-Country Skiing held at the Hotel Hilton Zurich Airport on Monday, 22nd April, followed by the overall TV Briefing on Tuesday 23rd April, where all FIS disciplines had a chance to review the past season together with the main European broadcasters and TV rights holders. [More]
Erich Demetz takes home second Geierschnabel Award
Already an honorary citizen of Selva di Val Gardena/Wolkenstein (ITA), Erich Demetz has in the past collected his fair share of distinctions: the Cross of Merit awarded by the Austrian state of Tyrol, a knighthood conferred in recognition of his service to the Italian Republic and a golden star ... [More]
Passing of young Swedish Cross-Country skier Jim Åhl
Tragic news has come from Sweden about the sudden and unexpected death of young Cross-Country skier Jim Åhl, who passed away on 16th April at the age of 23 years. [More]
Tribute to Boston victim Martin Richards
Martin Richards, the youngest victim of the recent bombing tragedy at the Boston Marathon (USA) was one of the young skiers of the United States YE/BSP Ski Team. [More]
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