#586 | WEDNESDAY 2 MARCH 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
On the Snow On the Snow

Bokwang Phoenix Park (KOR) hosted its final FIS World Cup events of the season as the last Test Events in the FIS disciplines this season for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Winter Games were equally as successful as the previous alpine and ski and snowboard slopestyle competitions.

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Many 2015/16 Crystal Globes already found a home Many 2015/16 Crystal Globes already found a home

The calendar has turned to March, which means one thing in the world of skiing and snowboarding, the Crystal Globe races in all disciplines are reaching their apex. While many are still up for grabs, several globes have already been secured by the top athletes in their fields.

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Updates from FIS Junior World Championships in Sochi and Rasnov Updates from FIS Junior World Championships in Sochi and Rasnov

The Olympic Venue of Rosa Khutor welcomed the up-and-coming Alpine Skiing talents for the 2016 FIS Alpine Junior World Ski Championships. The annual event is the most important competition for the development of the next generation of World Cup racers.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

Olympians and other elite athletes seeking information on upcoming Olympic Games, how to prepare for life after sport, or simply to interact with their peers can find all information on the new and improved Olympic Athletes’ Hub

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IN DEPTH
Interview with former skier Hans Olsson Interview with former skier Hans Olsson

August 2015 marked the beginning of a set of new challenges for Swedish speed specialist Hans Olsson as he joined the Organising Committee for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships in Åre 2019.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS President Kasper appointed to new IOC Commission and Working Group FIS President Kasper appointed to new IOC Commission and Working Group

On 24th February 2016, IOC President Thomas Bach announced the composition of new working commissions. These commissions guide the IOC and the Organising Committees for the Olympic Games in their missions.

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FIS Development Programme activities in Armenia FIS Development Programme activities in Armenia

In the framework of the FIS Development Programme the Armenian Ski Association has recently organised technical courses for Alpine coaches and a Training Camp for junior athletes aged 10-16. The group consisted of 18 coaches and 24 athletes from four Armenian regions.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day Latvia biggest yet World Snow Day Latvia biggest yet

2015 saw the introduction of World Snow Day in Latvia. In 2016 the event has now rapidly expanded to include over 140 events, across 70 municipalities and over 25,000 participants.

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