#652 | WEDNESDAY 7 JUNE 2017
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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Cortina 2021 Coordination Group focuses on venue infrastructure Cortina 2021 Coordination Group focuses on venue infrastructure

The second Coordination Group Meeting for the 2021 FIS Alpine World Ski Championships was held in Cortina d’Ampezzo (ITA) last week. The primary focus of the two days of meetings was on the work being undertaken to develop the courses and finish areas.

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Lahti 2017 makes considerable impact Lahti 2017 makes considerable impact

An impact study conducted by Sportcal, an experienced provider of sports market intelligence, reported that the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2017 in Lahti (FIN) achieved nearly all of its targets.

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Quick Hits Quick Hits

According to a report by the Snow Hunter, Japan has seen further growth in the number of skiers visiting its resorts, which has been at record-breaking levels of over 10 million per year for the last five years straight.

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IN DEPTH
Interview with Konstantin Schad and Hannah Kearney, new Chair and Vice-Chair of the FIS Athletes' Commission Interview with Konstantin Schad and Hannah Kearney, new Chair and Vice-Chair of the FIS Athletes' Commission

FIS sat down with German snowboard cross athlete Konstantin Schad and American freestyle skier Hannah Kearney to talk about their roles.

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INSIDE FIS
Sign up for FIS Leaders Seminar in Brussels Sign up for FIS Leaders‘ Seminar in Brussels

Serving as an excellent opportunity to learn and share, the annual FIS Leaders’ Seminar as part of the FIS Development Programme will be held from 23rd-25th August 2017 in Brussels (BEL).

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FIS Directory 2017: Deadline for updates 16th June FIS Directory 2017: Deadline for updates 16th June

National Ski Associations and FIS Committee Members are requested to check through the Members Section that their contact details are up-to-date.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Ester Ledecka presented with Matteo Baumgarten Award Ester Ledecka presented with Matteo Baumgarten Award

Snowboarder and Alpine skier Ester Ledecka (CZE) was presented with the Matteo Baumgarten Award on 14th May 2017 in Bormio (ITA) at an official ceremony.

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