FIS Newsflash #450 - 24 Jul 2013
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Ski Jumping Grand Prix gets underway – World class starting field
Germany’s Hinterzarten sets the stage for the opener of the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2013. The famous tour involving the world's best ski jumpers will get underway on 26th July. [More]
Season start for Alpine Skiing Continental Cups
The FIS Continental Cup races, which will mark the beginning of the new 2013/2014 season are about to kick off in the Southern hemisphere. [More]
200 days to Sochi 2014
22nd July 2013 set the 200 day milestone for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games to begin. With over 2,500 top sportsmen and ladies and seven Olympic sports, 15 disciplines ... [More]
IN DEPTH
Meet a Legend: Hannu Manninen
Hannu Manninen is the most successful Nordic Combined athlete of all times. The 35-year-old Finn from Rovaniemi collected a record breaking number of 48 World Cup victories in 191 World Cup starts ... [More]
INSIDE FIS
Introducing Members of the FIS Athletes’ Commission: Filip Flisar
Slovenia’s ski cross crystal globe champion from 2011/12 has recently become a member of the FIS Athletes’ Commission. His winning surge and outgoing personality have earned him the fastest growing fan club on the circuit in the past years. [More]
FIS represented at “Camp Beckenbauer” Symposium in Kitzbuehel
The first "Camp Beckenbauer" Symposium took place at the Stangelwirt Hotel in Kitzbuehel (AUT) on Wednesday, 17th July 2013. Billed as a summit to exchange views on sport, its role and future communication ... [More]
FISI appoints Infront as marketing agent and advisor
On 23rd July 2013, the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) has appointed Infront Sports & Media to handle its marketing rights. [More]
Marc Girardelli turned 50
Alpine Skiing Legend Marc Girardelli has turned 50 on 18th July 2013. His sensational career palmares boasts eleven World Championship medals ... [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day marketing opportunities
In the short space of two years, the media attention and number of participants for World Snow Day has grown quickly. In addition to bringing children to the snow ...
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