NEWS FLASH
www.fis-ski.com # 458 l 18 September 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS Alpine World and Continental Cup technical staff from 2014 appointed
Hannes Trinkl (AUT), Emmanuel Couder and Jean-Philippe Vulliet (FRA) will take on the positions of Race Director and Coordinator for the men’s and ladies FIS Alpine World Cup, World Championships and Olympic Winter Games and complete the teams led by ...
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FIS Development Programme Nordic Summer Training Camp
As part of the FIS Development Programme, the FIS Nordic summer training camp recently concluded in Val di Fiemme, Italy. The camp started on September 9th and ran until September 14th. Participants from 45 developing ski nations were invited to send two athletes and one coach per discipline ...
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500 people attend Vail-Beaver Creek Volunteer kick-off party
It may be more than a year away, but anticipation for the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Vail-Beaver Creek (USA) is building as evidenced by more than 500 people turning out for the official kick-off of the volunteer recruitment process on September 12th. [More]
New Snowboard record set by Hirano
Ayumu Hirano left his first mark on the FIS Snowboard World Cup competition in Cardona (NZE) at the end of August, when he dominated the competition taking home victory on his first appearance in an impressive way.
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Telemark World Cup opener announced
The 2013 World Cup opening event for Telemark has been announced. Hintertux Glacier in Austria will stage the event from November 28th to December 1st 2013. The event will feature more than 120 competing athletes from 14 nations. [More]
IN DEPTH
Cross-Country Talk: FIS Race Director Pierre Mignerey
With two and half months left until the World Cup season, FIS Cross-Country News talked to the Race Director Pierre Mignerey. [More]
INSIDE FIS
FIS Autumn Meetings around the corner
The FIS Technical Committee Meetings are just around the corner and will take place at the traditional location of the Hotel Hilton Zurich Airport (SUI) from 2nd-5th October. [More]
Introducing Members of the FIS Athletes' Commission: Lydia Lassila
Lydia Lassila recently became a member of the FIS Athletes’ Commission. During her career, the Australian Freestyle Skiing aerialist has participated in three Olympic Winter Games and four World Championships. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
CookBooks in Focus: Mountain in the City
In the final installment of CookBooks in Focus, FIS Newsflash takes a look at a concept that is bringing snow sports to city dwellers, and giving a fresh perspective on how to enjoy snow when it arrives. Welcome to the Mountain in the City. [More]
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