#509 | WEDNESDAY 10 SEPTEMBER 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
20 years of FIS Snowboarding 20 years of FIS Snowboarding

The FIS Snowboard World Cup has come a long way. For 20 years, FIS has organised a world-wide contest tour for snowboarders, which has not only grown in size over the past decades but also stood abreast of changes in the sport and its events.

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New location for Freestyle Ski World Cup Moguls events in Japan New location for Freestyle Ski World Cup Moguls events in Japan

Following the successful outcome of the moguls competitions and the record breaking TV and social media audiences at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi (RUS), Japan is stepping up to host a FIS moguls and dual moguls World Cup event.

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Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 Longines clock Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 Longines clock

As the grand finale to the Vail/Beaver Creek Final Inspection, which was held 2nd-3rd September 2014, the Organising Committee invited all the participants in the Inspection Group to help unveil the official Longines countdown clock in Beaver Creek Village.

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FIS Tour de Ski preparations in full swing FIS Tour de Ski preparations in full swing

Last week, the main team involved with the FIS Tour de Ski preparations visited the four Tour host venues of Oberstdorf (GER), Val Müstair (SUI), Toblach and Val di Fiemme (both ITA).

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Alpine Continental Cups wrap up in Southern hemisphere Alpine Continental Cups wrap up in Southern hemisphere

It has been a busy few weeks for the Continental Cups with races taking place in Australia, New Zealand, Argentina and Chile. This year 16 of the 26 scheduled Australian New Zealand Cup (ANC) races took place in Mt Hotham (AUS) and Coronet Peak (NZL) while the last 10 races were cancelled due to weather.

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Lauberhorn marks 85th anniversary with exciting golf-trophy Lauberhorn marks 85th anniversary with exciting golf-trophy

On 6th September 2014, the famed Lauberhorn Alpine race in Wengen (SUI) marked its 85th anniversary with a golf tournament. Under bluebird skies, the tournament, staged by the Lauberhorn Organising Committee, invited sports stars and supporters connected to the sport of skiing.

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INSIDE FIS
Swiss-Ski cocktail dinner during FIS Technical Committee Meetings Swiss-Ski cocktail dinner during FIS Technical Committee Meetings

As has become a tradition, Swiss-Ski is once again inviting all participants of the FIS Technical Committee Meetings in Zurich (SUI) to a cocktail dinner reception on Thursday, 2nd October 2014.

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Inaugural FIS Coaching seminar for females in Cross-Country Skiing successfully held in Val di Fiemme Inaugural FIS Coaching seminar for females in Cross-Country Skiing successfully held in Val di Fiemme

The first ever FIS Coaching seminar for females on the initiative of the FIS Cross-Country Sub-Committee for ladies was a great success.

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Clara Kim joins POCOG 2018 Clara Kim joins POCOG 2018

Clara Kim, former intern at FIS, has joined the PyeongChang Organising Committee for the 2018 Olympic & Paralympic Winter Games (POCOG) as International Federation Service Manager.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Super kids and super ski Super kids and super ski

The largest ski area in Italy, Dolomiti Superski, will join the next edition of World Snow Day. Located in the town of Falcade, the World Snow Day event will be operated by Ski and Snowboard School Equipe. The Ski and Snowboard school has always been dedicated to youth development.

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