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www.fis-ski.com #461 l 9 October 2013
FIS SPECIAL
100 Days to World Snow Day: Interview with Gian Franco Kasper

With 100 days to go until World Snow Day 2014, FIS President Gian Franco Kasper took time to create a special video message to the entire snow sports family around the world.

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Cross-Country decisions in Zurich

With just three weeks before the start of the 2013/14 season, the FIS Technical Committee Meetings were held in Zurich (SUI) as is traditional. Between 1st - 5th October 2013, the FIS family gathered ...

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Ski Jumping Rules tested in summer a success
In Ski Jumping, two innovations concerning the adjustment of the wind/gate compensation, which were tested during the FIS Grand Prix 2013, will be included in the World Cup rules for the upcoming season. [More]
Green Light for Nordic Combined Triple
At the Nordic Combined Committee Meeting, the next phase of development for Nordic Combined started. The new Chairman Horst Hüttel (GER), came together to evaluate the results of three tests conducted during the Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix 2013. [More]
Alpine Skiing updates
The Alpine Executive Board held two meetings in Zurich: firstly to prepare the Sub-Committees Meetings and then to gather and summarise the various discussions and proposals before the Alpine Committee Meeting. [More]
Freestyle Skiing plans future
The FIS Technical Committee Meetings featured gatherings of the various Freestyle Sub-Committees and Working Groups in parallel to the Freestyle Ski Committee itself. [More]
Snowboarding aims at sharing forces
With the 2013/2014 FIS Snowboard World Cup season fully underway since the opening events at Cardrona Alpine Ski Resort (NZL) in August, officials have taken advantage of the experiences from the past winters, regarding ... [More]
Wellinger and Takanashi win Ski Jumping Grand Prix
Germany’s Andreas Wellinger took the overall title with victory in the final event of the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix on 3rd October 2013 in Klingenthal (GER). [More]
Olympic Flame arrives in Russia
The Olympic flame was officially passed to the Sochi 2014 Organising Committee, following a handover ceremony in Athens, Greece, on 6th October 2013. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Vegard Ulvang turns 50
On 10th October, Vegard Ulvang, one of the best Cross-Country skiers of all time, adventurer and Chairman of the Cross-Country Committee ... [More]
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