#511 | WEDNESDAY 24 SEPTEMBER 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix in Almaty: Takanashi takes overall FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix in Almaty: Takanashi takes overall

Almaty (KAZ) was the host of four FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix competitions for men and ladies from 19th-21st September 2014.

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FIS makes first visit to Park City for 2019 World Championships FIS makes first visit to Park City for 2019 World Championships

At the FIS Congress in Barcelona in June, Park City (USA) was awarded the 2019 Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships. Three months later the FIS Race Directors visited for the first official Technical Inspection.

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100 days to Tour de Ski 100 days to Tour de Ski

Tomorrow, 25th September 2014 marks 100 days until the ninth edition of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski performance by Craft Sportswear. Seven competitions in nine days are scheduled for the ninth edition of the FIS Tour de Ski.

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Falun 2015: New funicular is operating Falun 2015: New funicular is operating

With Falun (SWE) gearing up for the FIS final inspection from 13th-14th October, the host of the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships recently finalised a major construction project.

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Alpine Skiing: South American Cup concludes in El Colorado Alpine Skiing: South American Cup concludes in El Colorado

The 2014/15 South American Cup season finished last week with a great final in El Colorado (CHI) comprising a series of speed events that included two downhills, two super-Gs and one alpine combined race on a newly homologated course.

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Belgium wins first Indoor Lowland Championships Belgium wins first Indoor Lowland Championships

Last weekend, Belgium hosted the first-ever Indoor Lowland Championships at Snow Valley Peer Belgium. The goal of the event was to bring the Lowland nations (GBR, BEL, NED and LUX) together to compete in slalom races for all ages.

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INSIDE FIS
New President of Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation New President of Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation

The General Assembly of the Royal Spanish Winter Sports Federation was held on 20th September 2014 at the National Sports Council of Madrid (SPA). During the Assembly, Aranese May Peus Spain was elected as the new President of the Federation.

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Passing of Damien Parcot Passing of Damien Parcot

Damien Parcot, Team Doctor of the French Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard Teams, passed away in a tragic mountaineering accident on 14th September 2014 at the Col des Ecrins in the French Alps.

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FIS Meetings ahead in Zurich FIS Meetings ahead in Zurich

In less than one week, the international ski world will descend on Zurich (SUI) where the annual FIS Technical Committee Meetings will be held at the Hilton Airport Hotel.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Lift ticket initiatives for children keep growing Lift ticket initiatives for children keep growing

From the start of the Bring Children to the Snow campaign, FIS has sought to engage a wide variety of stakeholders to bring children to the snow and the ski resorts have been amongst the most proactive.

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