#484 | WEDNESDAY 19 MARCH 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Ski Flying Worlds 2014: wind and a worthy World Champion  Ski Flying Worlds 2014: wind and a worthy World Champion

The Organisers in Harrachov (CZE) did everything they could. The HS 205 Certak Ski Flying hill was in great condition for the World Championships despite high temperatures and a lack of snow.

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Falun 2015 test series hosts Cross-Country and Nordic Combined World Cup Finals Falun 2015 test series hosts Cross-Country and Nordic Combined World Cup Finals

Despite the warm weather, the Finals of the Cross-Country and Nordic Combined disciplines were carried out successfully in Falun, concluding a series of pre-World Championship test events.

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Thrilling Alpine World Cup season in the books - an overview about the crystal globes Thrilling Alpine World Cup season in the books – an overview about the crystal globes

With the 2013/2014 Audi FIS Ski World Cup season now in the history books, it is time for the athletes and teams to head off for a well-deserved summer break.

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Snowboard World Cup 2013/14 wraps ups - a season of firsts Snowboard World Cup 2013/14 wraps ups - a season of firsts

The 2013/14 FIS Snowboard World Cup season was characterised by riders who were able to clinch their first ever World Cup career victories.

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Marit Bjørgen and Martin Johnsrud Sundby take BMW xDrive Trophy 2014 Marit Bjørgen and Martin Johnsrud Sundby take BMW xDrive Trophy 2014

Norwegian athletes Martin Johnsrud Sundby and Marit Bjørgen dominated the BMW xDrive Trophy in the 2013/14 season and left Falun (SWE) in a brand new BMW X1.

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Mikaela Shiffrin and Alexis Pinturault Longines Rising Ski Stars 2013/2014 Mikaela Shiffrin and Alexis Pinturault Longines Rising Ski Stars 2013/2014

Longines awarded the Longines Rising Ski Stars prize at the Finals in Lenzerheide (SUI). As in the previous season the American and French shooting stars Mikaela Shiffrin and Alexis Pinturault claimed the awards.

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IN DEPTH
Interview with FIS Athletes‘ Commission Member Mike Janyk Interview with FIS Athletes‘ Commission Member Mike Janyk

Three-time Olympian Mike Janyk, the leading Canadian slalom skier of his generation and member of the FIS Athletes‘ Commission since 2012, recently announced plans to retire at the end of the season.

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INSIDE FIS
Janez Kocijancic receives King Olav Trophy Janez Kocijancic receives King Olav Trophy

FIS Vice President Janez Kocijancic (SLO) recently received the prestigious King Olav Trophy in recognition of his significant contributions to the sport of skiing on a national, European and international level.

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Positive Falun 2015 Coordination Group Meeting Positive Falun 2015 Coordination Group Meeting

Direct on the heels of the successful FIS World Cup Final for Cross-Country and Nordic Combined, the Coordination Group met on 18th-19th March 2014, for its 8th meeting with less than a year to go until the Falun 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
The Wintersport Experience releases movie The Wintersport Experience releases movie

Since the alignment of the Wintersport Experience with FIS SnowKidz, the initiative of bringing snow sports to schools in the Netherlands has received wide spread global interest.

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