#642 | WEDNESDAY 29 MARCH 2017
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Season review by Gian Franco Kasper Season review by Gian Franco Kasper

Spring has arrived, signalling the completion of another successful FIS competition programme in the Northern Hemisphere.

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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
On the Snow: Crystal Globes in Ski Jumping, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard On the Snow: Crystal Globes in Ski Jumping, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard

Following the last weekend in Ski Jumping, Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard, the final crystal globes have been awarded and the FIS World Cup season 2016/17 has successfully concluded in all disciplines.

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FIS Continental Cup Winners in Northern Hemisphere FIS Continental Cup Winners in Northern Hemisphere

The FIS Continental Cup series 2016/17 in the respective FIS disciplines which serve as qualification for the FIS World Cup, have almost concluded in the Northern Hemisphere.

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Quick Hits: Second edition of Audi Quattro Ski Cup a success Quick Hits: Second edition of Audi Quattro Ski Cup a success

Abundant sunshine and great skiing marked the World Final of the Audi Quattro Ski Cup which was staged from 24th-26th March 2017 in Madonna di Campiglio (ITA).

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400 racers at Alpine Masters World Criterium in Meiringen-Hasliberg 400 racers at Alpine Masters World Criterium in Meiringen-Hasliberg

The Alpine Masters World Criterium 2017 – the equivalent to the World Championships for the over 30’s – took place from 20th-25th March in Meiringen-Hasliberg (SUI) with 400 racers from 25 nations on start.

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Freestyle Junior Worlds coming up in Valmalenco Freestyle Junior Worlds coming up in Valmalenco

From 3rd-7th April 2017, the FIS Freestyle Junior World Ski Championships will showcase a stacked field of over 440 talented future stars from 26 nations in Chiesa/Valmalenco (ITA). It will be the fifth time the experienced and loyal Organisers are hosting the event.

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Exciting FIS Speed Skiing World Championships conclude in Idre Fjall Exciting FIS Speed Skiing World Championships conclude in Idre Fjäll

The FIS Speed Skiing World Championships concluded last weekend in Idre Fjäll (SWE). 18 medals were up for grabs in six categories on the impressively steep Choken slope featuring a drop of 48°.

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INSIDE FIS
Application deadline for 2022/23 FIS World Championship candidates 1st May Application deadline for 2022/23 FIS World Championship candidates 1st May

National Ski Associations have one month to submit applications to host the 2022 and 2023 FIS World Championships before the deadline for nominations of 1st May 2017.

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FIS tops 'Sport on Social 2017' ranking FIS tops ‘Sport on Social 2017’ ranking

In a recent Social Media report published by communications agency Redtorch, FIS ranked number one in the Engagement League as a result of high scores across the four Social Media channels Instagram, Twitter, Facebook and YouTube. 

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Passing of Speed Skiing legend Kalevi Hakkinen   Passing of Speed Skiing legend Kalevi Häkkinen

Kalevi Häkkinen, Finnish Speed Skiing legend and former Chairman of the FIS Speed Skiing Committee passed away last week at the age of 89.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
World Snow Day aftermovie is out World Snow Day aftermovie is out

World Snow Day 2017 was an occasion a lot of kids will not forget. Around the world, 458 events and actions took place to provide children and their families a chance to explore enjoy and experience snow sport.

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