NEWS FLASH
www.fis-ski.com # 449 l 17 July 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
New season, new faces: Coach changes in Alpine Skiing
During most summers, some teams make changes in staffing and with the Sochi Games around the corner most National Ski Associations are fine-tuning their support personnel in order to have the best possible teams working together. [More]
Growing TV trends in Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard
The disciplines of Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard share not only some of the same infrastructure on the slopes with the events of pipe, cross and slope, but also in terms of television coverage which has seen a significant rise in the past season. [More]
Lebanon stages FIS Grass Skiing World Cup
Lebanon is one of the smallest countries holding both summer and winter ski races. With the objective of promoting Grass Skiing within the country, the Lebanese Ski Association held the FIS Grass Skiing World Cup competition in Faqra Club, Kfardebian from 12th to 14th July 2013. [More]
IN DEPTH
Meet a Legend: Per Elofsson
Per Elofsson, the Swedish Cross-Country legend is a five-time World Championship and one-time Olympic medalist. The 36-year-old started his competitive career in 1997 and retired from the sport in 2005. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Introducing members of the FIS Athletes’ Commission – Kamil Stoch
Kamil Stoch (POL) is the male Ski Jumping representative on the FIS Athletes’ Commission who was elected by his peers during the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2013 in Val di Fiemme (ITA). [More]
Cross-Country summer inspections in full swing
Summer is in full swing and so are the summer inspections of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup venues of the 2013/14 season. [More]
Online registration for FIS Season Accreditation opens
The online registration tool for the FIS Season Accreditation for the 2013/14 season has opened. Just as in the previous season, the FIS Season Accreditation will only be available for the Audi FIS Ski World Cup and the FIS Cross-Country World Cup presented by Viessmann. [More]
Recommendation from the FIS Medical Committee - Cardiovascular and Lung Resuscitation
The FIS Medical Committee recently circulated a letter to the National Ski Associations to bring to their attention the importance of cardiovascular and lung resuscitation (CVPR) which may confront all at anytime and anywhere. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Switzerland involves government to bring children to snow sports
For Swiss winter sports destinations the future of snow sports is of vital importance. In recent years Switzerland has experienced fewer young Swiss people skiing, snowboarding or cross-country skiing. [More]
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