| WEDNESDAY 31 AUGUST 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Nordic Combined Grand Prix underway Nordic Combined Grand Prix underway

Nordic Combined shooting star Jarl Riiber (NOR) earned his first Summer Grand Prix win in the Individual Gundersen event in Oberwiesenthal (GER).

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Takeuchi shines in Hakuba FIS Grand Prix competitions Takeuchi shines in Hakuba FIS Grand Prix competitions

The FIS Ski Jumping Summer Grand Prix moved to the Far East as Hakuba (JPN) played host to two competitions. Anders Fannemel (NOR) won the first of the two competitions, while Japan's Taku Takeuchi gave the fans reason to celebrate with his win on the second day of action.

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FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup season kicks off with big air in Chile FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup season kicks off with big air in Chile

There may be a heat wave in much of Central Europe, but across the globe in the Southern Hemisphere the FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup season is set to kick off this upcoming weekend with ladies’ and men’s big air competitions scheduled for 2nd-3rd September.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

Nordic Combined Youth Cup, Alpine update, new president for Pakistan Association, and more news....

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Australia New Zealand Cup hosts first races of season Australia New Zealand Cup hosts first races of season

The Australian resort of Mt. Hotham hosted the first Australia New Zealand Cup event with a total of eight races (two GS + two SL for both ladies and men) between 22nd and 26th of August.

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INSIDE FIS
Solitude to host Snowboard and Ski Cross for 2019 World Championships Solitude to host Snowboard and Ski Cross for 2019 World Championships

The U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA) announced that Solitude Mountain Resort will host the 2019 FIS Freestyle and Snowboard World Championships snowboard and ski cross events. 

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Reminder World Cup Cross Country media accreditation registration open Reminder World Cup Cross Country media accreditation registration open

The FIS online registration system is open to apply for the FIS Cross Country World Cup Media Accreditation for the 2016/17 season. The registration system will be open until 20th September 2016. 

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World Championship Organiser Seminar Zurich World Championship Organiser Seminar Zurich

Future hosts of the FIS World Championships across all disciplines will gather during the Autumn Technical meetings for a half-day seminar to share experiences and bring the Transfer of Knowledge to life.

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Former Norwegian Cross Country skier Harald Gr\xc3\xb6nningen passes away Former Norwegian Cross Country skier Harald Grönningen passes away

FIS was saddened to learn that former Norwegian Cross Country skier Harald Grönningen has passed away in his hometown of Lensvik. He was 81 years-old. 

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Investing in Youth Investing in Youth

SnowKidz Organiser Smugglers' Notch ski area in Vermont (USA) announced it is investing $4.1 million to build a two-story facility to upgrade its famous Fun Zone.

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