#522 | WEDNESDAY 10 DECEMBER 2014
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Weekly Rewind Weekly Rewind

Last weekend was the first one this season that all six FIS Olympic disciplines were in World Cup action. The three Nordic disciplines had a joint weekend in Lillehammer (NOR).

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Season start for Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard Season start for Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard

The FIS Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard World Cup seasons successfully got underway from 4th-6th December 2015 with halfpipe events in Copper Mountain (USA) and ski cross competitions in Nakiska (CAN).

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Successful final test for Vail-Beaver Creek 2015 Successful final test for Vail-Beaver Creek 2015

Vail and Beaver Creek held its final test before the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships are held in early February when the Audi FIS Ski World Cup made its annual stop at the Colorado resort.

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Kreischberg 2015 names new Ambassadors and releases World Championship song Kreischberg 2015 names new Ambassadors and releases World Championship song

Austrian Alpine ski star Anna Fenninger is one of the latest supporters of the 2015 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Kreischberg/Lachtal (AUT) together with her boyfriend, ex-snowboarder Manuel Veith (AUT).

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Postponements of FIS World Cup competitions Postponements of FIS World Cup competitions

With much of Central Europe seeing the arrival of winter and snow only today, many of the World Cup races across all disciplines have been moved to other locations and/or dates.

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IN DEPTH
Season preview with Chika Yoshida  Season preview with Chika Yoshida

Following the first competitions of the ladies’ Ski Jumping World Cup season 2014/15 in Lillehammer (NOR), FIS sat down with Race Director Chika Yoshida to speak about the upcoming winter.

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INSIDE FIS
Extended IOC Membership for Gian Franco Kasper Extended IOC Membership for Gian Franco Kasper

On 9th December, the IOC Session approved a proposal from the IOC Executive Board, in consultation with the IOC Nominations Commission, for the extension of the term of IOC membership for FIS President Gian Franco Kasper until the end of his term of presidency in June 2018.

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Olympic Agenda 2020 unanimously approved Olympic Agenda 2020 unanimously approved

On 8th December, the full membership of the IOC unanimously approved the 40 recommendations that make up Olympic Agenda 2020, a strategic roadmap for the future of the Olympic Movement at the 127th IOC Session in Monaco.

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FIS Athletes’ Commission: Deadline for Freestyle and Snowboard nominations approaching FIS Athletes’ Commission: Deadline for Freestyle and Snowboard nominations approaching

Nominations for the FIS Athletes’ Commission from the disciplines of Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard can be submitted until 15th December 2014. The Commission includes two members per discipline, one female and one male.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Reminder: World Snow Day registration closes 15th December Reminder: World Snow Day registration closes 15th December

With only 30 days left until the 4th edition of World Snow Day on 18th January 2015, registration will close on 15th December 2014.

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