#506 | WEDNESDAY 20 AUGUST 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand confirmed Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand confirmed

Audi quattro Winter Games NZ welcomed the announcement of Government support for the event until 2017, securing the world class winter sports competition for New Zealand and international athletes in the lead up to the 2018 Winter Olympic Games.

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Final inspections for 2015 FIS World Championships ahead Final inspections for 2015 FIS World Championships ahead

The highlight and key focus of the season ahead will be the FIS World Championships. But before fans and athletes descend upon Kreischberg (AUT), Falun (SWE) and Vail-Beaver Creek (USA), there are final preparations ...

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FIS Grand Prix stops in Courchevel: Stjernen takes victory FIS Grand Prix stops in Courchevel: Stjernen takes victory

Andreas Stjernen won the FIS Grand Prix in Courchevel (FRA) last weekend with his teammate Phillip Sjoeen coming in second, securing a double victory for Norway.

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Top aerialists flying high in Mettmenstetten Top aerialists flying high in Mettmenstetten

Some of the world's best aerialists showed their biggest tricks on a water ramp at this year's Freestyle Masters Jumpin’ in Mettmenstetten, Switzerland‘s premier summer aerial training centre on 17th August 2014.

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Marit Bjørgen and Petter Northug Jr. win Toppidrettsveka 2014 Marit Bjørgen and Petter Northug Jr. win Toppidrettsveka 2014

From 13th-16th August 2014, the Norwegian towns of Kristiansund, Aure, Knyken and Trondheim hosted the 2014 edition of the Toppidrettsveka, a rollerski and trail running stage event.

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Developing skiing in Mongolia Developing skiing in Mongolia

Thanks to an initiative by the German Ski Association, Cross-Country Skiing is developing in Mongolia. Young, talented athletes will soon be attending their first training camp at the Black Forest.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS President attends Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing FIS President attends Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing

While the winter sports world is just starting to emerge from its summer slumber, the summer sports are in full swing, as one of the largest events of the year got underway on 16th August.

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Meet FIS staff members Annemarie Friedrich and Judith Lessing Meet FIS staff members Annemarie Friedrich and Judith Lessing

FIS Newsflash continues its series of introducing FIS office staff members by featuring the Nordic administration. Find out more about long-serving staff member Annemarie Friedrich (SUI) and Judith Lessing (SUI).

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
First SnowKidz event in South America First SnowKidz event in South America

As SnowKidz continues to expand around the globe, the first SnowKidz event recently took place in Valle Nevado, Chile. Organised by the Brazilian company Stream Eventos, the event was held over four days.

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