NEWS FLASH
#465 | WEDNESDAY 6 NOVEMBER 2013
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Beijing’s Bird’s Nest to host historic FIS Freestyle competition
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On 20th and 21st December, 2013, the FIS Freestyle World Cup tour will take to the skies of the capital city of the most populous nation in one of the most breath-taking venues, when back-to-back aerials competitions will be held at the Beijing National Stadium, known as the “Bird's Nest.”

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Cross-Country and Nordic Combined inspect PyeongChang 2018 Nordic venue Cross-Country and Nordic Combined inspect PyeongChang 2018 Nordic venue

At the end of October 2013, FIS Race Directors Pierre Mignerey and Lasse Ottesen made their first site inspection at PyeongChang (KOR), the host of the Olympic Winter Games in 2018.

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Snowboard: First ladies’ cab double cork 900 in history Snowboard: First ladies’ cab double cork 900 in history

Anna Grasser of Team Snowboard Austria recently became the first lady ever to land a cab double cork 900. The 22-year-old was at the Stubai glacier in Austria when she raised the bar of ladies' slopestyle riding to another level with a trick that very few snowboarders have in their repertoire.

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Competition schedule for Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 modified Competition schedule for Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 modified

In less than 450 days, the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2015 in Vail-Beaver Creek (USA) will showcase over 700 athletes from more than 70 nations under the motto “Dream it. Live it. Share it.”

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Registration open for AISTS Sports Event Management & Organisation Seminar (SEMOS) Registration open for AISTS Sports Event Management & Organisation Seminar (SEMOS)

AISTS, the International Academy of Sports Science and Technology, based in Lausanne (SUI), is offering a five-day seminar to present the key tasks that sports managers need to complete in order to successfully plan, communicate and operate sports events.

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IN DEPTH
Chat with the FIS Race Directors: Chika Yoshida Chat with the FIS Race Directors: Chika Yoshida

With ladies’ Ski Jumping new on the programme of the Olympic Winter Games, the discipline is gearing up for an exciting future. FIS ladies’ Ski Jumping Race Director Chika Yoshida sat down with FIS Newsflash to talk about the next season.

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INSIDE FIS
Decisions from the FIS Council Meeting in Oberhofen Decisions from the FIS Council Meeting in Oberhofen

The FIS Council held its Autumn Meeting in accordance with tradition at the FIS Office in Oberhofen (SUI) on Sunday 3rd November and had a full agenda, including preparations for the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games, reports from Organising Committees ...

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FIS represented at International Federations Forum in Lausanne FIS represented at International Federations Forum in Lausanne

The annual International Federation Forum took place from the 4th – 6th November 2013 in Lausanne with representatives from more than 100 International Sports Federations as well as the IOC taking part.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
“The Future of Snow Sports is Children”  large  media event in Munich “The Future of Snow Sports is Children” large media event in Muniich

To further the message of Bring Children to the Snow, partner kids clothing company Sanetta and SportScheck, one of the biggest German sporting goods providers will stage a media event on 22nd November 2013 in Munich (GER) in cooperation with FIS.

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