#483 | WEDNESDAY 12 MARCH 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Ski Flying Worlds ahead in Harrachov Ski Flying Worlds ahead in Harrachov

In 2002, Germany’s Sven Hannawald won the FIS Ski Flying world championship title at the famous “Teufelsberg” in Harrachov (CZE) in front of 50,000 spectators.

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Alpine Season Finals underway in Lenzerheide Alpine Season Finals underway in Lenzerheide

It is Finals week in Switzerland’s Lenzerheide where the best 25 ladies and men are currently racing the last competitions of the 2013/14 Audi FIS Ski World Cup season.

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FIS World Cup highlights FIS World Cup highlights

The entire Nordic family was once again together as Cross-Country, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined travelled to Oslo (NOR) to compete at the famed Holmenkollen venue.

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Cross-Country and Nordic Combined Finals in Falun this weekend Cross-Country and Nordic Combined Finals in Falun this weekend

Spring time weather in combination with lots of hard work should make for great World Cup Finals in Falun (SWE).

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Bernadette Schild takes 18th International Baumgarten Award Bernadette Schild takes 18th International Baumgarten Award

The current year has seen the 18th edition of the Baumgarten Award and this year it was taken home by Austrian skier Bernadette Schild, who is an international business communications student at the Academy of Stuttgart.

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Vasaloppet celebrated 90th edition Vasaloppet celebrated 90th edition

One of the most well-known Cross-Country races celebrated its 90th edition as Sweden’s Vasaloppet welcomed 14,611 skiers for the start of the traditional race on 2nd March 2014.

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INSIDE FIS
Hans Pieren retires Hans Pieren retires

With the FIS Alpine World Cup season finals this week in Lenzerheide, it is also signifies the conclusion of Hans Pieren’s tenure as the FIS Race Director for giant slalom and slalom on the men’s circuit.

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Passing of Gaetano Coppi and Dimitris Pappos Passing of Gaetano Coppi and Dimitris Pappos

Gaetano Coppi, former FISI President and FIS Council Member recently passed away at the age of 76 years.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Interview with World Snow Day participants Interview with World Snow Day participants

World Snow Day involves many Organisers around the globe who do an outstanding job and use their creativity to generate brilliant events. But what about the participants?

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