#491 | WEDNESDAY 7 MAY 2014
FIS-SKI
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
New season, new faces: Coaching changes in Alpine Skiing New season, new faces: Coaching changes in Alpine Skiing

The end of an Olympic season is often the best time for teams to re-organise. Below is an overview of the major coaching changes that have been announced to date.

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Time to say good-bye: Snowboard retirements Time to say good-bye: Snowboard retirements

The end of the 2013/2014 season has marked the announcement of Snowboard athletes' retirement from active competition, many of whom have left a remarkable impact in the sport.

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Ski Jumping Season Review with Walter Hofer and Chika Yoshida Ski Jumping Season Review with Walter Hofer and Chika Yoshida

In this week’s Newflash, the men’s and ladies‘ Ski Jumping Race Directors Walter Hofer and Chika Yoshida share their thoughts on the past season and look ahead to the future.

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Falun 2015 receives environmental certification Falun 2015 receives environmental certification

The 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun (SWE) recently received an environmental certification by the Keep Sweden Tidy Foundation.

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Pierre Harvey and Horst Bulau named to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame Pierre Harvey and Horst Bulau named to Canada's Sports Hall of Fame

Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame recently announced its 2014 class. Cross-Country legend Pierre Harvey and Ski Jumping ace Horst Bulau are two of four Olympians to earn one of Canada’s highest sporting honours.

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IN DEPTH
Introducing FIS World Championship candidates – Planica, Slovenia Introducing FIS World Championship candidates - Planica, Slovenia

Planica is one of four candidates bidding to host the 2019 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. Slovenia is a storied land with hundreds of years of tradition, so it seems only fitting to introduce Planica’s bid to host the 2019 Championships with a fairy tale ...

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INSIDE FIS
Countdown to FIS Congress 2014 in Barcelona Countdown to FIS Congress 2014 in Barcelona

In less than a month, some 1’100 participants will travel to Barcelona (SPA) for the 49th International Ski Congress from 1st-6th June 2014.

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Candidates for the FIS Council 2014-2016 Candidates for the FIS Council 2014-2016

The 49th International Ski Congress in Barcelona (SPA) will elect the FIS President and the sixteen members of the FIS Council for the next two-year period from 2014-2016.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Zakopane releases World Snow Day after movie Zakopane releases World Snow Day after movie

World Snow Day Organisers face many challenges in arranging events and activities. For some, this challenge is limited or too much snow. But the Organisers are creative, forward thinking and tough to find solutions.

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