#582 | WEDNESDAY 3 FEBRUARY 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
First Olympic test events in PyeongChang First Olympic test events in PyeongChang

With two years to go until the Olympic Winter Games in PyeongChang 2018 (KOR), the men's Audi FIS Ski World Cup events in Jeongseon this week will serve as the first official test events for all of the sports on the Olympic Winter Games programme.

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Nordic Combined: sensational triple TRIPLE for Eric Frenzel Nordic Combined: sensational triple TRIPLE for Eric Frenzel

It’s hard to still find the corresponding superlatives to describe Eric Frenzel’s amazing performances at Nordic Combined’s season highlight the TRIPLE in Seefeld (AUT) last weekend.

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On the Snow On the Snow

In Snowboard, Moscow hosted the parallel slalom World Cup race, but Switzerland stole the show as Patrizia Kummer and Ladina Jenny took first and second place for the ladies.

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Seefeld 2019 ready to move forward Seefeld 2019 ready to move forward

The day after the successful completion of the FIS Nordic Combined Triple World Cup races, the Coordination Group for the 2019 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships met officially in Seefeld (AUT) for its biannual meeting to review preparations for the Championships.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

Following the FIS Ski Jumping World Cup events in Sapporo (JPN) last weekend, 43-year-old veteran Noriaki Kasai (JPN) was awarded with two official Guinness World Records certificates honouring his recent achievements.

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Countdown to Lillehammer 2016 - Medals unveiled Countdown to Lillehammer 2016 – Medals unveiled

One side of the medal has been designed by 20-year-old Romanian designer Ciprian Burzo who won the IOC’s prestigious Medal Design Competition last autumn.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS Medical Committee contributes to educational measures on sports concussion FIS Medical Committee contributes to educational measures on sports concussion

On 28th January 2016, the first conference for International Sports Federations tackling the topic of sports concussion and the long term risk for international governing bodies was organised in Lausanne (SUI).

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Passing of Australia's Bob Arnott Passing of Australia’s Bob Arnott

Bob Arnott, a significant figure in Australian skiing both as an athlete and an official recently passed away. He competed in the 1952 Oslo Olympic Winter Games and was the Australian slalom champion in 1953.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Have your say on World Snow Day Have your say on World Snow Day

Each year, the World Snow Day poll provides vital feedback to the snow sports industry. The feedback is highly valued and allows FIS to track the progress of the programme.

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