FIS Newsflash #445 - 19 Jun 2013
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FIS SPECIAL
New FIS Athletes’ Commission 2013-2015
Thirteen athletes were elected to the FIS Athletes’ Commission 2013-2015 by their peers during the FIS World Championships 2013 for a two-year term in office. The official announcement of the members who will represent the athletes within FIS was made following the FIS Council Meeting on 10th June 2013 in Cavtat-Dubrovnik (CRO).
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IN DEPTH
Q&A with new Athletes’ Commission members Jessica Lindell-Vikarby and Michael Janyk
After being elected by fellow athletes at the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Schladming (AUT), four alpine skiers were confirmed as new members of the FIS Athletes’ Commission 2013-2015. [More]
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
IOC Coordination Commission visits PyeongChang, bids for 2022 Olympic Winter Games and YOG 2020 now open
The second visit of the IOC Coordination Commission - of which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is a member - to the 2018 ...
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Lillehammer 2016 making impressive progress
The second IOC Coordination Commission for the Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lillehammer (NOR) 2016 took place from 12th - 13th June 2013. [More]
Club5 Ski Classics is adding to the family - Zagreb joins as 16th member
The most recent addition to Club5 Ski Classics, the Association of classic FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Organisers, is Zagreb. The well-known Croatian World Cup host was officially accepted ... [More]
INSIDE FIS
Ritblat to preside over British Ski and Snowboard
Property specialist Sir John Ritblat has been named President of British Ski and Snowboard (BSS), continuing his long association with British winter sports. BSS is the new governing body for skiing and snowboarding in the United Kingdom. [More]
Nordic Combined TD Seminar in Oberstdorf
Nordic Combined Technical Delegates gathered in Oberstdorf (GER) on 14th and 15th June for an annual two-day seminar including informative presentations, group work and on-site inspections. [More]
FIS Directory 2013: Deadline for updates 28th June
The FIS Directory 2013 will again be available by the FIS Autumn Meetings 2013. The deadline for updates to the content is Friday, 28th June 2013. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Snow sports contributes to transcend Greece’s economic situation
The Hellenic Ski Association in conjunction with the Greek ski resorts of Parnassos, Vigla Pissoderiou, 3-5 Pigadia, Velouchi-Karpenissi, and Kalavryta, supported by the dedicated work of the Athens Ski Club, demonstrated that snow sports can be enjoyed by ... [More]
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