#585 | WEDNESDAY 24 FEBRUARY 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Successful FIS World Cup slopestyle events in PyeongChang Successful FIS World Cup slopestyle events in PyeongChang

The first ever FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard slopestyle competitions in Korea that served as the official Olympic test events took place last weekend at Bokwang Pheonix Park.

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One Year to Go Until Lahti 2017 One year to go until Lahti 2017

The countdown clock for the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships presented by Stora Enso officially went under the one-year mark on Monday, the day after the successful conclusion of the FIS World Cup and pre-FIS Nordic World Ski Championships event, that saw an impressive 10 competitions staged over three action-packed days.

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Lahti 2017 Countdown Clock unveiled Lahti 2017 Countdown Clock unveiled

On 19th February 2016, the Lahti 2017 countdown clock presented by Stora Enso was inaugurated at Lahti market square. The clock was designed by Anssi Lassila and modelled and built by students at the Lahti University of Applied Sciences and Salpausselkä Further Education.

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On the Snow On the Snow

Last weekend, Pierre Vaultier (FRA) conquered the men’s snowboard cross race in Sunny Valley (RUS), his second straight victory, and extended his lead to nearly 500 points in the Overall World Cup standings.

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FIS Junior World Championships underway FIS Junior World Championships underway

Making use of its existing Olympic venue and facilities, Sochi will play host to the FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships from 25th February - 5th March 2016  

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

Ticket sales for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in 2017 will be launched next month in conjunction with the Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals starting on 16th March 2016 in St Moritz (SUI).

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Highlights of Lillehammer 2016 Highlights of Lillehammer 2016

The Lillehammer 2016 Winter Youth Olympic Games came to a close on Sunday, 21st February 2016. FIS Newsflash takes a look at the major sporting highlights across the FIS disciplines.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
6th edition of World Snow Day is confirmed 6th edition of World Snow Day is confirmed

The global success of the 5th edition of World Snow Day is still being felt weeks after the event on 17th January 2016.

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