NEWS FLASH
www.fis-ski.com # 462 l 16 October 2013
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Falun 2015 ready to go “Beyond all Expectations”
With just under 500 days left until the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2015 in Falun, Sweden, the Coordination Group met on 10th and 11th October 2013 with an eye on the upcoming test season which will see ... [More]
Jason Lamy Chappuis to carry flag for French Olympic Team
French Nordic Combined star Jason Lamy Chappuis has been chosen to carry the French flag in the opening ceremony of the Olympic Winter Games in Sochi (RUS). [More]
FIS and Infront extend successful FIS World Cup news project
FIS and Infront Sports & Media are extending their collaboration for news coverage and distribution of the FIS World Cup competitions for the 2013/14 and 2014/2015 seasons. [More]
Forum Nordicum convenes in Ankaran
The 2013 Forum Nordicum, the traditional meeting of the ‘Union of Nordic Ski Journalists’ which is part of the AIPS (‘Association de la Presse Sportive'), was held in Ankaran (SLO) from 13th – 15th October 2013. [More]
SKIevent 2013 in Denmark a great success
On 5th October 2013, the inhabitants of Aarhus, the second largest city in Denmark, woke up with a snow mountain in the centre of their city. [More]
IN DEPTH
Meet a Legend: Nicola Thost
Nicola Thost is a former German Snowboarder who claimed the gold medal at the 1998 Olympic Winter Games in Nagano (JPN), in the Olympic debut for Snowboard and her event, halfpipe. [More]
INSIDE FIS
Sochi Olympic Freestyle and Snowboard courses have FIS final inspection
The first snow has fallen on the peaks of the Sochi mountain range and the slopes in the Extreme Park in Kasnaya Polyana/Rosa Khutor (RUS), the site of the Olympic Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard competitions ... [More]
PyeongChang 2018 represented at FIS Technical Committee Meetings
During the FIS Technical Committee Meetings 2013 in Zurich (SUI) Jun Kim, Director of Sport Operations of the PyeongChang 2018 Organising Committee and Alpine Sports Manager Jongmoon Byun ... [More]
BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Ski opening by SnowKidz on the Slovenian Coast
The Slovenian ski manufacturer Elan in conjunction with the Slovenian Ski Association, Tourism Slovenia and the Bernardin Hotel Group successfully staged the event “White Circus by the Sea”. [More]
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