#581 | WEDNESDAY 27 JANUARY 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
3 days, 2 disciplines, 1 champion - Nordic Combined Triple time! 3 days, 2 disciplines, 1 champion – it’s Nordic Combined Triple time!

Nordic Combined is looking to crown its best all-around athlete as the third edition of the Triple gets underway in Seefeld (AUT) this weekend.

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On the Snow

The Canadian team dominated the Val Saint-Come moguls World Cup on the home soil taking five out of six podium spots. The Dufour-Lapointe sisters wrote history with the first ever family podium sweep.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

At the Nordic Combined World Cup competitions in Chaux-Neuve (FRA), a special group was among the 13,000 spectators: 30 students from the AISTS Master of Sports Administration programme located in Lausanne (SUI).

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Countdown to Lillehammer 2016 - Educational and cultural activities Countdown to Lillehammer 2016 – Educational and cultural activities

The educational programme of Lillehammer 2016 aims to empower athletes with new skills that enable them to perform better both on and off the field of play. Athletes and team officials from the FIS disciplines are invited to ‘Chat with Champions’ sessions on 17th February.

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FIS Development Programme Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Training Camp 2016 FIS Development Programme Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Training Camp 2016

The FIS Development Programme Nordic Training Camp was staged in Villach (AUT) and Planica (SLO) from 14th-23th January 2016.

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Matteo Baumgarten Award applications due 31st January Matteo Baumgarten Award applications due 31st January

For the 20th time, the Baumgarten family is inviting interested young athletes to apply for the annual prize that commemorates the life of their son Matteo Baumgarten by recognising young athletes who are completing their studies and education while competing.

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Passing of Bill Johnson Passing of Bill Johnson

Olympic downhill Champion Bill Johnson (USA) passed away on 21st January 2016 at the age of 55. Johnson paved the way for the American Skiing program at a time when U.S. athletes were not dominant in the sport.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
'Dein Winter.Dein Sport' calls for more snow sports in schools ‘Dein Winter.Dein Sport’ calls for more snow sports in schools

In conjunction with ISPO, the largest worldwide event for the international winter sports industry, a symposium was staged on 25th January 2016 in Munich (GER), calling for more snow sports in schools to get the next generation actively involved and educated with winter sports.

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