#502 | WEDNESDAY 23 JULY 2014
FIS-SKI
NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Cross-Country summer inspections underway Cross-Country summer inspections underway

Summer is in full swing and so are the inspections of the FIS Cross-Country World Cup venues for the 2014/15 season. Until now, the FIS team has visited venues that are back in the calendar after a break: Rybinsk (RUS) and La Clusaz (FRA).

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Olympic slopestyle champions Anderson and Kotsenburg win ESPY Awards Olympic slopestyle champions Anderson and Kotsenburg win ESPY Awards

U.S. Snowboard athletes walked away with three honours at the 2014 ESPY Awards at Los Angeles' Nokia Theatre on 16th July. Olympic slopestyle champion Jamie Anderson took home two awards: best female action sports athlete and best female U.S. Olympian.

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Marit Bjørgen awarded 'Fair Play Mecenate' 2014 Marit Bjørgen awarded "Fair Play Mecenate" 2014

Norway’s Cross-Country queen and six-time Olympic Champion Marit Bjørgen was awarded the international prestigious Fair Play Mecenate award for 2014. On 23rd July, she received the award in Castiglion Fiorentino (ITA).

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OMV partners with Norwegian Ski Jumping team OMV partners with Norwegian Ski Jumping team

The debut of the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix on 25th July 2014 in Wisla (POL) will mark the first appearance of Team Norway with OMV as their new sponsor.

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WADA to develop new ADAMS in 2016 WADA to develop new ADAMS in 2016

WADA will develop a new Anti-Doping Administration and Management System (ADAMS), which will be launched in 2016. The new version, which will go on-line following the introduction of the revised World Anti-Doping Code, is being developed to further help with the administration and coordination of practices that protect clean sport.

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Meet Olympic medalist David Morris Meet Olympic medalist David Morris

David Morris secured Australia’s first ever Olympic Winter Games medal in men’s aerials by claiming silver in Sochi (RUS). FIS took the opportunity to interview the 29-year-old about his off-season and life with the post-Olympic glow.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS President attends Olympic Summit FIS President attends Olympic Summit

In his capacity as President of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF), FIS President Gian Franco Kasper attended the Olympic Summit on 19th July 2014.

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Timetable for FIS Technical Committee Meetings now available Timetable for FIS Technical Committee Meetings now available

The provisional timetable for the FIS Technical Committee Meetings to be held from 30th September - 5th October 2014 at the traditional location of the Hotel Hilton Zurich Airport (SUI) is now available.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day Event Planning Manual is here World Snow Day Event Planning Manual is here

The 4th edition of the World Snow Day Event Planning Manual has arrived. Inside the document, Organisers will find information on how to get involved, what support is provided by FIS, key dates and guidelines for staging events.

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