#521 | THURSDAY 4 DECEMBER 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard World Cup seasons get underway Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard World Cup seasons get underway

Today, 4th December marks the opening of the 2014/15 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Cup seasons with the first halfpipe events in Copper Mountain (USA).

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Exciting Nordic Opening in Ruka Exciting Nordic Opening in Ruka

As part of the traditional FIS Nordic Opening, Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined came together from 28th-30th November 2014 in Ruka (FIN).

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Alpine Skiing: Double victory for Jansrud, Brem and Hosp successful in tech events Alpine Skiing: Double victory for Jansrud, Brem and Hosp successful in tech events

The past weekend saw thrilling Audi FIS Ski World Cup races in North America with the men’s speed events in Lake Louise (CAN) and the ladies’ technical events in Aspen (USA).

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Season start for FIS Telemark World Cup Season start for FIS Telemark World Cup

The FIS Telemark World Cup season 2014/15 commenced in Hintertux (AUT) from 28th-30th November with a three-event programme. 

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Prinoth named Official Service Provider for FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Cup events Prinoth named Official Service Provider for FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Cup events

The world’s top Freestyle skiers and snowboarders will reap the benefits of a newly announced partnership as Prinoth was named an Official Freestyle and Snowboard Service Provider for selected FIS World Cup events.

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IN DEPTH
Freestyle Skiing season preview with Joseph Fitzgerald Freestyle Skiing season preview with Joseph Fitzgerald

On the eve of the opening of the 2014/15 FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup season, FIS Freestyle Skiing Coordinator Joseph Fitzgerald shared his insights on the upcoming winter.

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INSIDE FIS
Applications open for 19th Matteo Baumgarten Award Applications open for 19th Matteo Baumgarten Award

For the 19th time, the Baumgarten family is inviting interested young athletes to apply for the Matteo Baumgarten Award, an annual prize that commemorates the life their son Matteo Baumgarten by recognising young athletes who whilst competing are also completing their studies and education.

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New video series in Cross-Country Skiing New video series in Cross-Country Skiing

FIS is pleased to introduce a video series for the FIS Cross-Country World Cup ‘Inside the Fence’, which will take a look behind the scenes of the World Cup races and the lives of the athletes.

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FIS Bulletin 2014 – new TV numbers FIS Bulletin 2014 – new TV numbers

Due to an error in the data received with the television figures from the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi (RUS), inaccurate information was published in the 2014 edition of FIS Bulletin comparing television viewing numbers across the FIS disciplines.

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IOC and International Federations team up to protect clean athletes IOC and International Federations team up to protect clean athletes

At a dedicated IOC Sports Integrity Workshop in Lausanne (SUI) on 26th November 2014, the IOC together with INTERPOL and both the Summer and Winter Olympic International Federations looked into how best to protect sport from competition manipulation.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
The art of giving – Inspiring World Snow Day event in Italy The art of giving – Inspiring World Snow Day event in Italy

Organisers around the world open their doors and provide services geared towards providing the next generation a chance to explore, enjoy and experience snow sports.

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