#615 | WEDNESDAY 21 SEPTEMBER 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Cortina 2021 takes first steps Cortina 2021 takes first steps

This week, the first official Coordination Group meeting was successfully staged in Cortina d’Ampezzo (ITA), site of the 2021 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

The FIS Alpine Continental Cup series is nearing its end in South America. From 12th-14th September 2016, the finals in downhill, super-G and alpine combined took place in El Colorado (CHI).

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WADA holds first in series of Think Tanks Meetings WADA holds first in series of Think Tanks Meetings

Under the theme “Addressing challenges to the current anti-doping system”, participants, including FIS President Gian Franco Kasper, exchanged in a collaborative fashion and agreed that WADA must be appropriately empowered to build on its successes.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS Technical Committee Meetings ahead in Zurich FIS Technical Committee Meetings ahead in Zurich

One week from today, close to 750 members from the extended FIS Family will descend on Zurich (SUI) for more than 70 meetings, seminars and workshops as part of the FIS Technical Committee Meetings at the Hilton Airport Hotel.

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Staff update Staff update

FIS would like to welcome Christine J. Feehan (USA) who has taken on the role as ladies’ Alpine Media Coordinator.

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Passing of Robert Brunner Passing of Robert Brunner

One of the well-known faces on the men’s Audi FIS Ski World Cup tour, Robert Brunner (ITA) has passed away at the age of 64.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
South Korea joins Bring Children to the Snow South Korea joins Bring Children to the Snow

The upcoming 2018 Olympic Winter Games has seen an added boost to the South Korean snow sports scene. For 2016/17, Konjiam ski resort has aligned with the FIS SnowKidz programme to offer a season-long event for children.

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