">FIS Newsflash #447 - 3 Jul 2013
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Ski Jumping Continental Cup series kicks off in Stams
The Ski Jumping Continental Cup summer season 2013 started with two competitions in Stams (AUT) on 29th and 30th June. The second highest level of Ski Jumping not only promises some exciting action among the top junior athletes ... [More]
Grass Skiing World Cup gets underway
The 2013 Grass Skiing World Cup season will begin with the first competitions in Predklasteri (CZE) on the coming weekend, 5th - 7th July with super-G, super combined and slalom events. [More]
FIS-CIT looks back to a positive 2012/13 season
After growing participation numbers during the past winters, the 2012/13 FIS-CIT season has again been a successful one. During the annual race series for Alpine citizen racers, a total of 563 racers, both ladies and men, from 37 nations took part. [More]
Where to ski in July
July may be one of the warmest months of the year in the northern hemisphere but more ski areas are open in the Alps than in June and as winter kicks off in the southern hemisphere nearly 100 areas should be open south of the equator by the end of July. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Passing of Joseph Meiner
Joseph Meiner (ISR), FIS Aid & Promotion expert passed away on 30th June after suffering a long battle of 10 years with cancer. [More]
FIS Athletes’ Commission represented at International Athletes’ Forum
Singapore was the stage of the 6th International Athletes’ Forum from 27th to 29th June 2013 offering athletes’ representatives a platform for exchange and debate. [More]
Sochi 2014 preparations intensify
Sochi 2014's accreditation system will begin operations in the next weeks and Sarah Lewis, FIS Secretary General arranged meetings with the different logistical departments of the Organising Committee in Moscow (RUS) last week to review procedures.
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Swiss-Ski General Assembly in Crans Montana
Crans Montana, the swiss ski resort south of the Rhone valley, was the stage of the 109th annual meeting of Swiss-Ski last weekend, 29th June. During the Assembly, President Urs Lehman reported on the past year for the Association ... [More]
New Secretary General at Czech Ski Association
Petr Graclik, Secretary General of the Czech Ski Association has decided to step down from his position to take on the role of Secretary General of the Czech Olympic Committee. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Cooking good ideas – the FIS SnowKidz CookBooks
The rapid growth of FIS SnowKidz has clearly shown that there is a real drive in the National Ski Associations to bring children to the snow. To stimulate ideas for events, FIS SnowKidz has developed a series of fun and innovative guides ... [More]
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