#524 | TUESDAY 23 DECEMBER 2014
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Season’s Greetings
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FIS wishes you a festive Holiday Season, filled with joy, cheer and snow, as well as a successful start to 2015! We hope you enjoy this video looking back at an exciting 2014 in the FIS Skiing and Snowboarding disciplines.

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Highlights ahead with 63rd Four-Hills Tournament and 9th FIS Tour de Ski Highlights ahead with 63rd Four-Hills Tournament and 9th FIS Tour de Ski

The 2014-15 Four-Hills Tournament as part of the Viessmann FIS Ski Jumping World Cup  will take place at the four traditional venues of Oberstdorf, Garmisch-Partenkirchen (both GER), Innsbruck and Bischofshofen (both AUT) between 27th December 2014 and 6th January 2015.

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Weekly Rewind Weekly Rewind

In the last weekend of action before the FIS World Cup tours take a few days off for the Holidays, Local Organisers continued to battle against the lack of snow, but still managed to put on a memorable weekend of events in all six disciplines.

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Thrilling Snowboard big air premiere in Istanbul Thrilling Snowboard big air premiere in Istanbul

A new chapter was added to the history books of the FIS Snowboard World Cup. Not only was Istanbul the first ever Turkish city to host a World Cup event, but also more than 10,000 spectators in the stadium witnessed the first- ever big air contest for both, men and ladies ...

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Nordic Combined: FIS Youth Cup premiere in Trondheim Nordic Combined: FIS Youth Cup premiere in Trondheim

The next step in the development of the FIS Nordic Combined youth system and ladies’ Nordic Combined are underway. On 11th and 12th March 2015, the Norwegian venue of Trondheim will host the first-ever FIS Youth Cup. It will also feature two international Nordic Combined competitions for ladies.

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Many FIS athletes honoured as sportspersons of the year Many FIS athletes honoured as sportspersons of the year

Several of the leading FIS athletes have recently been recognised in their countries as the athlete of the year, or named runner-up.

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Carlotta Saracco is Longines Future Ski Champion 2014 Carlotta Saracco is Longines Future Ski Champion 2014

Only a few hours after ski star Lindsey Vonn (USA) celebrated her downhill victory at Val d’Isère (FRA), it was time for the ski stars of the future to race in a one-run giant slalom on the bottom section of the FIS World Cup slope.

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INSIDE FIS
Janez Kocijancic steps down as President of Slovenian NOC Janez Kocijancic steps down as President of Slovenian NOC

FIS Vice President Janez Kocijancic stepped down from his position as the President of the Slovenian National Olympic Committee, a post he has held since Slovenia became an independent nation in 1991.

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New statistical graphs on FIS website New statistical graphs on FIS website

The FIS Database continues to expand as newly-created graphs gives fans information on Licensed Athletes around the world, the number or starts for athletes and the most podiums by age.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Georgia and World Snow Day Georgia and World Snow Day

Situated in the greater Caucuas Mountains in Georgia, Gudauri ski resort has staged three editions of World Snow Day. The ski resort is only 90 minute drive from the Georgian capital Tbilisi making it an excellent venue to bring children from the city to enjoy snow.

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