#625 | WEDNESDAY 30 NOVEMBER 2016
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
On the Snow On the Snow

The 2016/17 FIS Nordic World Cup season kicked off in Ruka (FIN) with Cross-Country, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined all in action in the traditional season opening event.

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100 days to Sierra Nevada 2017 100 days to Sierra Nevada 2017

With 100 days to go, the Organisers of the FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships in Sierra Nevada (ESP) launched the volunteer recruitment programme.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

As the host of the next FIS Nordic World Ski Championships, Lahti 2017 is aiming to lead the way in promoting and delivering a sustainable event. 

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FIS Athletes raise voice for clean sport FIS Athletes raise voice for clean sport

FIS, in partnership with the Finnish Anti-Doping Agency, will release a series of videos in the lead-up to the 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti (FIN). Each week will feature different athletes and nations uniting for the cause of clean sport.

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IN DEPTH
Q&A with FIS Race Director Lasse Ottesen Q&A with FIS Race Director Lasse Ottesen

Following the successful start of the FIS Nordic Combined World Cup season presented by Viessmann in Ruka (FIN), Race Director Lasse Ottesen shared his thoughts about the upcoming winter.

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INSIDE FIS
FIS Development Alpine Training Camp underway FIS Development Alpine Training Camp underway

Following the recent Alpine Training Camp at the Stubai and Hintertux glaciers in Tirol (AUT), the second edition got underway on 20th November 2016 with excellent snow conditions.

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Peter Graves receives FIS Journalist Award Peter Graves receives FIS Journalist Award

Peter Graves (USA) was honoured with the FIS Journalist Award during the Audi FIS Ski World Cup weekend at Killington (USA). The award is presented annually by FIS for career contributions to the sport of skiing.

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Timetable for FIS Calendar Conference 2017 in Portoroz available Timetable for FIS Calendar Conference 2017 in Portoroz available

The FIS Calendar Conference 2017 will take place from 24th-28th May 2017 in Portoroz (SLO). The provisional timetable is now available online.

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Passing of Viktor Gertsch and Hans Elvsveen Passing of Viktor Gertsch and Hans Elvsveen

FIS was saddened to learn about the passing of Viktor Gertsch (SUI) and Hans Elvsveen (NOR).

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
SnowKidz expands in Sweden SnowKidz expands in Sweden

The Alla på snö (Everyone on Snow) programme has been the cornerstone for the future of Swedish snow sports.

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