FIS Newsflash #441 - Countdown to Dubrovnik
www.fis-ski.com # 441 l 22 May 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Time to say good-bye: Ski Jumping retirements
The Ski Jumping World Cup 2012/13 presented by Viessmann has seen two athletes hang up their skis. Emmanuel Chedal (FRA) and Stephan Hocke (GER) both ended their careers during the season. [More]
Snowboarders riding to Sochi
Three of the world's best alpine race snowboarders recently combined their summer training preparations with a road trip to the destination where they all are hoping to medal during the 2014 Olympic Winter Games. [More]
Swedish National Teams kick off “Friends of Falun 2015” campaign
With less than two years to go until the start of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun (SWE) from 18th February to 1st March 2015, the “Friends of Falun2015” campaign has been officially launched. [More]
SportAccord Convention to unveil Sochi 2014 Olympic medals
Under the theme “The State of Our Industry - Examining the Health of Sport”, this year’s SportAccord Convention will get underway on 26th May in Saint Petersburg (RUS). [More]
IN DEPTH
Alpine World Cup review
Atle Skaardal and Guenter Hujara, FIS Chief Race Directors for Alpine Skiing, took a moment to evaluate the past season. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Vuori new President of Finnish Ski Association
The Federal Council of the Finnish Ski Association elected Jukka-Pekka Vuori as its new President for the upcoming two-year period in an election that was held in Seinajoki last Saturday, 18th May.
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Countdown to Dubrovnik – FIS Calendar Conference 2013 approaching
In less than two weeks, the FIS Calendar Conference 2013 will take place in the tried and tested FIS meeting venue of Cavtat-Dubrovnik (CRO) starting on Monday, 3rd June 2013. [More]
Martin Fiala joins FIS as Assistant Race Director Freestyle Ski Cross
FIS is pleased to announce the appointment of Martin Fiala as Assistant Race Director Freestyle Ski Cross. He will be overseeing the sports-technical side of the Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup.
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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Keeping the momentum: From World Snow Day to FIS SnowKidz
Since the inception of the World Snow Day, many have raised the question about keeping the interest of those who have been brought to snow through World Snow Day without having to wait for another year to pass? [More]
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