NEWS FLASH
www.fis-ski.com # 460 l 2 October 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 making impressive progress
With 495 days until the start of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2015 in Vail Beaver Creek (USA), the Coordination Group met for an important two days of information exchange and updates. [More]
Alpine Skiing: Plenty of comebacks in time for Sochi – part II
Apart from their desire to go fast on skis, this upcoming winter Beat Feuz (SUI), Johan Clarey (FRA), Bode Miller (USA), Julien Lizeroux (FRA), and Klaus Kroell, will all have another thing in common – they will all be coming back from injuries. [More]
Olympic flame lit - start of Sochi 2014 Olympic Torch Relay
On 29th September 2013, the Olympic flame was lit in Ancient Olympia, Greece, during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee and skiing played a major role in the ceremony. [More]
WADA publishes 2014 prohibited list
Following approval on 11th September 2013 by the World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) Executive Committee – of which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is a member –, the 2014 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods is now available. [More]
IN DEPTH
Meet a Legend: Mathias Fredriksson
Mathias Fredriksson (40) is one of the top Swedish Cross-Country skiers. He earned a bronze medal in the 4 x 10 km at the 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin, Italy. [More]
INSIDE FIS
2018/2019 World Championship Candidates gather in Zurich
A major milestone in the bidding process for the FIS World Championships 2018 and 2019 was reached by the six Candidates this week in Zurich (SUI). [More]
FIS Leaders’ Seminar held in Zurich
More than 90 participants representing over 40 nations gathered on 2nd October 2013 in Zurich (SUI) for the FIS Youth & Children’s Seminar. This year, the meeting was combined with ...
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Czech Republic and Slovakian Ski Associations visit FIS Office
The Czech Republic and Slovakian Ski Associations visited the FIS Headquarters in Oberhofen (SUI) on 16th September 2013 to meet FIS President Gian Franco Kasper, FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis and FIS professional staff. [More]
Fresh off the press: FIS Bulletin and Directory 2013
The 2013 editions of the FIS Bulletin and FIS Directory are fresh off the press. Copies of the FIS Bulletin have been sent to all Member National Ski Associations and FIS Committee Members. [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Youth Seminar: Recruiting and Retaining – keeping children in competitive snow sports
“Recruiting and Retaining - Keeping children in competitive snow sports” was the topic of the 11th FIS Youth and Children’s Seminar. The traditional event took place on 2nd October 2013 in conjunction with the FIS Leaders’ Seminar in Zurich (SUI).
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