#558 | WEDNESDAY 19 AUGUST 2015
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Audi quattro Winter Games NZ to open FIS Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard World Cup seasons 2015/16 Audi quattro Winter Games NZ to open FIS Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard World Cup seasons 2015/16

Internationally regarded as one of the world’s most inclusive five snow sports events, Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand attracts the world’s elite winter sports athletes.

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Freund in the lead as Ski Jumping Grand Prix reaches halfway mark Freund in the lead as Ski Jumping Grand Prix reaches halfway mark

The first half of the FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2015 was filled with great excitement. While David Kubacki won the competitions in Wisla and Hinterzarten, reigning FIS World Cup Champion Severin Freund took the victory in Courchevel and followed up with a victory in Einsiedeln.

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Fanny Smith named Right to Play Ambassador Fanny Smith named Right to Play Ambassador

Swiss Ski Cross star Fanny Smith has been named the latest Right to Play Ambassador. Smith joins a line-up of more than 300 professional and Olympic athletes from 40 countries who aim to share the positive impact of sport and play with children around the globe.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

2014/15 Overall Alpine World Cup winner Anna Fenninger (AUT) has been named a finalist for the 2015 Sportswoman of the Year Award, presented by the Women’s Sports Foundation.

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IN DEPTH
Q&A with Karl-Heinz Lickert, Chairman of the FIS Cross-Country Sub-Committee for Rules and Control Q&A with Karl-Heinz Lickert, Chairman of the FIS Cross-Country Sub-Committee for Rules and Control

FIS Newsflash sat down with Karl-Heinz Lickert (GER) to talk about the Sub-Committee for Rules and Control and the development of Cross-Country Skiing.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
A busy off-season for the kids A busy off-season for the kids

The Bring Children to the Snow Campaign has developed into a year-round project. Whilst Organisers in the Northern Hemisphere have been enjoying the summer, Organisers in the Southern Hemisphere have been hard at work creating brilliant events.

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