#626 | WEDNESDAY 7 DECEMBER 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
On the Snow -  Surprises all around On the Snow – Surprises all around

The long wait for the men’s and ladies’ Audi FIS Ski World Cup speed stars came to an end at last, as Lake Louise (CAN) and Val d’Isere (FRA) staged the first downhill and super-G races of the year.

 

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Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup 'Cross Alps Tour' kicks off Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup "Cross Alps Tour" kicks off

The coming weekend will see the launch of the inaugural Audi FIS Ski Cross World Cup Cross Alps Tour, featuring six World Cup ski cross events spread across four resorts in four different countries over the course of 15 days.

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FIS Athletes raise voices for clean sport FIS Athletes raise voices for clean sport

FIS, in partnership with the Finnish Anti-Doping Agency, has released a series of videos in the lead-up to the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti (FIN). In this week’s edition, Norwegian athletes unite for clean sport.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

For the latest episode of ‘Inside the Fence’, FIS spoke with some of the newest parents on the FIS Cross-Country World Cup tour to learn about the challenges and joys of being athletes and parents at the same time.

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IN DEPTH
Chat with FIS Assistant Race Director Roberto Moresi Chat with FIS Assistant Race Director Roberto Moresi

Following the successful start of the FIS Snowboard Big Air World Cup season, including the recent pre-Olympic test events in PyeongChang (KOR) and the launch of the Super Series, Roberto Moresi, who is responsible for the freestyle Snowboard events, tells us more about the latest developments and provides and insight into his work.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS President attends IOC Executive Board Meeting FIS President attends IOC Executive Board Meeting

FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is currently attending the IOC Executive Board Meeting in Lausanne (SUI) after he was elected to the Board as the representative of the Association of International Olympic Winter Sports Federations (AIOWF) at the 129th IOC Session in Rio de Janeiro (BRA) in August 2016.

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International Luge Federation President awarded DOSB Badge of Honour International Luge Federation President awarded DOSB Badge of Honour

FIS would like to congratulate International Luge Federation (FIL) President Josef Fendt who was awarded the Badge of Honour by the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB).

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day registration reminder World Snow Day registration reminder

With one week to go 306 Organisers have registered events for World Snow Day 2017. On the 15th December 2016 registration for World Snow Day 2017 will close.

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