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2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships kick off in Colorado 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships kick off in Colorado

The 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships presented by Audi got underway on 2rd February in Vail-Beaver Creek, Colorado (USA) with FIS President Gian Franco Kasper officially opening the event during the Opening Ceremony.

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Fenninger golden in super-G, Vail Opening Ceremony Dreams It, Lives It and Shares It Fenninger golden in super-G, Vail Opening Ceremony Dreams It, Lives It and Shares It

The ladies kicked off the opening race of the FI Alpine World Ski Championships presented by Audi with a super-G on 3rd February. Olympic Champion Anna Fenninger (AUT) had her chance to shine as she captured the first gold medal of the Championships a mere 0.03 seconds ahead of Tina Maze (SLO).

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IOC President visits Beaver Creek IOC President visits Beaver Creek

IOC President Thomas Bach visited the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships on the opening day of action as part of his U.S. tour. On the occasion of his visit, Bach took time to meet the international ski media and was very positive about his experiences in Vail and Beaver Creek.

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‘Best of’ social media quotes surrounding the World Champs ‘Best of’ social media quotes surrounding the World Champs

FIS Newsflash has compiled a list of Social Media posts of Alpine athletes showcasing the excitement around the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships 2015.

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Right to Play and Vail Valley Foundation to stage charity race Right to Play and Vail Valley Foundation to stage charity race

Wednesday, 11th February may be an idle day for the professional racers at the 2015 FIS Alpine World Ski Championship, but there will be no shortage of action as former legends will race in the Korbel Cup Charity Race followed by the Legends Race at Golden Peak Stadium.

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Weekly Rewind Weekly Rewind

Four of the six FIS Olympic disciplines were in action last weekend. In Ski Jumping, the competition in Willingen (GER) is one of the favourites on the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup presented by Viessmann with its’ always great atmosphere and a full stadium.

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FIS Nordic Junior & U23 World Ski Championships in full swing in Almaty FIS Nordic Junior & U23 World Ski Championships in full swing in Almaty

The participants at the FIS Nordic Junior & U23 World Ski Championships in Almaty (KAZ) got a taste of a new atmosphere at the official Opening Ceremony in front of the Republic Palace downtown Almaty, on Monday, 2nd February 2015. 

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INSIDE FIS
Happy Birthday FIS! Happy Birthday FIS!

On 2nd February 1924, FIS celebrated the day the International Ski Federation was founded during the first Olympic Winter Games in Chamonix (FRA) with 14 member nations.

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FIS Development Programme Alpine Training Camp 2014 FIS Development Programme Alpine Training Camp 2014

The FIS Development Programme Alpine Training Camp saw the participation of 40 athletes from 25 nations. The participants were split into two groups to provide more individualised and focused training sessions.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Meet the SnowKidz Organisers – Lofsdalens Skidskola Meet the SnowKidz Organisers – Lofsdalens Skidskola

Lofsdalens Skidskola staged the first ever SnowKidz event two weeks ago. Following the successful event, the Organisers took a moment to speak with FIS.

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