#574 | WEDNESDAY 9 DECEMBER 2015
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Snowboard World Cup season gets going in Northern Hemisphere Snowboard World Cup season gets going in Northern Hemisphere

While the 2015/16 FIS Snowboard World Cup season officially got underway in August with snowboard slopestyle and halfpipe contests, the season takes off in the Northern Hemisphere with the first cross competitions in Montafon (AUT).

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Spectacular Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup opening, first Behind the Scenes episode Spectacular Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup opening, first ‘Behind the Scenes’ episode

The season opening Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup at the new venue of Montafon (AUT) was an explosive way to launch the 2015/16 season.

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Season start for ladies' Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Season start for ladies’ Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined

The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup presented by Viessmann started for the ladies in Lillehammer (NOR) last weekend with an individual competition.

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Polar and FIS challenge countries to Cross-Country Ski during FIS Tour de Ski 2016 Polar and FIS challenge countries to Cross-Country Ski during FIS Tour de Ski 2016

FIS and Polar, the pioneer of wearable sports and fitness technology and the leader in heart rate monitoring, want to inspire Cross-Country skiers across the world to take part in a fun competition.

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'Founding of the of Ski World Cup' exhibition opens in Kitzbuhel ‘Founding of the of Ski World Cup’ exhibition opens in Kitzbühel

A special exhibition at the Kitzbühel Museum honouring 50 years of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup officially opened on 4th December 2015.

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Vegard Ulvang interview on lighting the Youth Olympic flame Vegard Ulvang interview on lighting the Youth Olympic flame

During the FIS Cross-Country World Cup in Lillehammer (NOR), FIS talked to Vegard Ulvang, Chair of the Cross-Country Committee about his recent visit to Greece.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

With three seasons left until the 2019 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships, Åre (SWE) 2019 last week presented its official logo and brand at the annual town meeting.

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Timetable for FIS Congress 2016 now available Timetable for FIS Congress 2016 now available

The provisional timetable for the FIS Congress to be held from 5th–11th June 2016 in Cancun (MEX) is now available online.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
SnowKidz reaches 300 Organisers SnowKidz reaches 300 Organisers

With many resorts in the Northern Hemisphere opening their lifts, enthusiasm for snow sports is building fast. Amongst these enthusiasts are the SnowKidz Organisers who now number 300.

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