#577 | WEDNESDAY 30 DECEMBER 2015
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
10th FIS Tour de Ski - much more than Cross-Country Skiing 10th FIS Tour de Ski – much more than Cross-Country Skiing

The highly-anticipated 10th anniversary edition of the Viessmann FIS Tour de Ski performance by Craft sportswear gets underway on 1st January 2016 with a sprint prologue in Lenzerheide (SUI).

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Freund flies to home win to open 4-Hills Tournament Freund flies to home win to open 4-Hills Tournament

On 29th December 2015, home favourite Severin Freund won the opening event of the 64th edition of the 4-Hills Tournament in Oberstdorf (GER) in front of an ecstatic crowd of home nation fans.

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On the Snow On the Snow

The ladies' Audi FIS Ski World Cup closed out 2015 with Lara Gut (SUI) and Frida Hansdotter (SWE) earning victories in the giant slalom and slalom races, respectively in Lienz (AUT).

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World Cup Race cancellations and changes World Cup Race cancellations and changes

Unseasonably warm weather in Central Europe and the North American East Coast this winter has caused a number of cancellations or race changes to the World Cup calendar across nearly every discipline.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

In less than 15 days, the FIS Ski Flying World Championships will get underway in Kulm (AUT).

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INSIDE FIS
FIS Development Programme Nordic Training Camp in Val di Fiemme FIS Development Programme Nordic Training Camp in Val di Fiemme

40 athletes and 16 coaches from 15 nations participated in the camp which included both sporting and social components uniting young athletes from developing ski nations.

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Skiing legend Stein Eriksen passes away Skiing legend Stein Eriksen passes away

FIS was saddened to learn of the death of legendary Alpine skier and one of the earliest Freestyle Skiing pioneers, Stein Eriksen, He passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, December 27, 2015 at the age of 88.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day debuts teaser featuring snow artist Simon Beck World Snow Day debuts teaser featuring snow artist Simon Beck

In collaboration with renowned snow artist Simon Beck of Great Britain and Glacier 3000 in Switzerland, FIS has released a teaser for the upcoming special project to be premiered prior to the 5th edition of World Snow Day 2016.

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