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Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships kick off in Sierra Nevada Freestyle Ski & Snowboard World Championships kick off in Sierra Nevada

The 2017 FIS Freestyle Ski and Snowboard World Championships got underway on 7th March in Sierra Nevada (ESP) with the Opening Ceremony at the Granada Convention Centre in the presence of His Majesty King Felipe VI.

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Lahti stages a great celebration at FIS Nordic Ski World Championships Lahti stages a great celebration at FIS Nordic Ski World Championships

The 2017 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti (FIN) concluded on Sunday, 5th March after a very successful 12 days of Cross Country, Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined action.

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Relive the highlights of Lahti 2017 Relive the highlights of Lahti 2017

The FIS Nordic World Ski Championships featured hard fought competitions and thrilling action. Relive some of the highlights below.

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FIS Telemark World Championships ahead in La Plagne FIS Telemark World Championships ahead in La Plagne

Next week, the world’s best Telemark skiers will battle for medals at the 11th edition of the FIS Telemark World Championships in Montchavin-la Plagne (FRA) from 14h -19th March 2017.

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Alpine Season Finals next week in Aspen Alpine Season Finals next week in Aspen

The Audi FIS Ski World Cup Finals week for Alpine Skiing is on the horizon in the U.S. resort of Aspen, where the best 25 ladies and men and the newly-crowned junior world champions will race the last competitions of the 2016/17 season.

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On the Snow: Alpine, Freestyle and Snowboard in action around the world On the Snow: Alpine, Freestyle and Snowboard in action around the world

The halfpipe World Cup season finished in Tignes (FRA) on Tuesday night with a spectacular race in front of a big crowd with Cassie Sharpe (CAN) and Alex Ferreria (USA) taking the wins in great fashion in the last race before the World Championships.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

Kelly Clark, one of the most successful snowboarders, talks about her 18-year career, from competing at her first Olympic Winter Games in 1998 in Nagano (JPN) to her gold and bronze medals, as well as her plans for the future.

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FIS and Lahti 2017 take on challenge of sustainable solutions FIS and Lahti 2017 take on challenge of sustainable solutions

Sustainability issues such as climate change and natural resource scarcity place a significant threat to future generations’ ability to enjoy winter sports and compete in international Championships.

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Applications for 21st International Baumgarten Award due 15th March 2017 Applications for 21st International Baumgarten Award due 15th March 2017

The Baumgarten family is inviting young athletes to apply for the International Matteo Baumgarten Award, an annual prize that commemorates the life of their son Matteo Baumgarten by recognising young athletes who are completing their studies and education while competing at high level in a FIS Olympic disciplines.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Magic World Snow Day in Zagreb Magic World Snow Day in Zagreb

The SnowKidz and World Snow Day event in the heart of Croatia’s capital, Zagreb, was truly something special. Check out the full after-movie and enjoy the magic of the event. 

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