FIS President Gian Franco Kasper was elected President of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federation (AIOWF) on Tuesday, 8th April 2014 during the SportAccord convention in Belek (TUR).
The second-ever combined FIS Freestyle Ski & Snowboard Junior World Championships concluded Sunday, 6th April 2014, with the ski cross event in Chiesa/Valmalenco (ITA). In a thrilling battle, Jorinde Müller (SUI) and Magnus Björnnes (NOR) took home their maiden Junior World Championship titles.
When the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships officially begin on 2nd February 2015, NBC Sports will be on hand to provide an unprecedented amount of television coverage for American ski racing fans.
The Brazilian Snow Sports Federation recently held its General Assembly in Sao Paulo (BRA). On the agenda was the election of the President which saw Stefano Arnhold reaffirmed in his role to head the Federation for another four-year term.
Even with cold climates and plenty of snow, some countries still find it a challenge to bring children to the snow. One such country is Sweden. But not for long, thanks to the initiative “Everyone on Snow”.