FIS Newsflash #451 - New rules tested
www.fis-ski.com # 451 l 31 July 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2013 - test for new rules
Last weekend saw the start of the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2013 in Germany’s Hinterzarten from 26th-28th July. As usual in summer, the Grand Prix series pilots the proposed Ski Jumping rule changes for the 2013/14 season. [More]
Grass Skiing Junior World Champs to get underway in Rettenbach
The FIS Grass Skiing Junior World Championships are about to return to Austria after nine years since it last hosted the event in 2004. [More]
FIS Roller Ski World Cup in midstream
The FIS Roller Ski World Cup 2013 is slowly reaching its halfway point. Already nine of a total of 22 competitions have taken place since it began in Oroslavje (CRO) on 22nd June 2013. [More]
IN DEPTH
Meet a Legend: Beckie Scott
Canada’s Beckie Scott became the first Canadian and indeed first North American to win an Olympic Gold medal in Cross-Country Skiing at the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City (USA). [More]
INSIDE FIS
Snowboard site inspection in Montafon
The most recent FIS site inspection of Snowboard experts took place in the Montafon (AUT) region and brought about a final course design for the snowboard cross season opener. [More]
Voices of new Sub-Committee Chairmen: Chris Grover
Following the FIS Council meeting on 10th June 2013 in Cavtat-Dubrovnik (CRO), the Council appointed Chris Grover as the new Chairman of the Cross-Country Sub-Committee for World and Continental Cups. [More]
FIS Development Programme Alpine Training Camp in Argentina
A total of 19 young athletes from 12 nations are currently participating in a 30-day training camp in Cerro Castor (ARG), the world’s southernmost ski resort. [More]
Passing of Kurt Lance
Kurt Lance passed away on 24th July 2013. Born in Vienna (AUT) in 1925 and immigrating to Australia in 1948, skiing has been his life’s enduring passion since he first strapped on a pair of skis at the age of five. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Best of the Alps continues World Snow Day partnership
For the first two editions of World Snow Day, Best of the Alps has created a series of meaningful and exciting events for some very special children and has agreed to extend its’ participation for the 3rd edition in 2014.
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