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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Thrilling start to Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard FIS World Cup seasons at Audi Quattro Winter Games New Zealand Thrilling start to Freestyle Skiing and Snowboard FIS World Cup seasons at Audi Quattro Winter Games New Zealand

The Audi quattro Winter Games New Zealand featuring the “who is who” of the world’s top athletes will close in style on 9th September 2017 with the first snowboard halfpipe World Cup competitions of the 2017/18 season.

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FIS Final Inspection for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic venues and organisation FIS Final Inspection for PyeongChang 2018 Olympic venues and organisation

Following the ninth and final visit of the IOC Coordination Commission to PyeongChang (KOR), FIS Officials, including Race Directors in all six Olympic disciplines together with FIS Secretary General Sarah Lewis performed their final inspection of the FIS competition sites to ensure the events are organised at the highest level.

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Val Gardena/Gr\xc3\xb6den celebrates 50 years of FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Val Gardena/Gröden celebrates 50 years of FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

In December 2017, Val Gardena/Gröden (ITA) will host the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup for the 50th time. Last weekend, the Organisers put on a special celebration.

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Behind the Scenes: FIS Nordic Combined Youth Cup in Oberstdorf Behind the Scenes: FIS Nordic Combined Youth Cup in Oberstdorf

120 athletes from twelve nations competed at the FIS Nordic Combined Youth Cup in Oberstdorf (GER) from 24th-26th August 2017. It was the ninth edition of the successful event in Oberstdorf.

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Quick Hits: Snowboard Cross World Cup season starts in Cerro Catedral Quick Hits: Snowboard Cross World Cup season starts in Cerro Catedral

While the freestyle snowboarders are currently Down Under for their first FIS slopestyle and halfpipe World Cup events, the world's best boardercross athletes have travelled to Argentina to kick off their season.

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INSIDE FIS
Registration opens for FIS Congress 2018 in Costa Navarino Registration opens for FIS Congress 2018 in Costa Navarino

Registration for the 51st International Ski Congress in Costa Navarino (GRE) has opened on 1st September 2017. The meetings of the Technical Committees, the Council as well as the General Assembly will take place at the Westin Resort in Costa Navarino from 13th-19th May 2018.

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Passing of Joaquim Bofill Passing of Joaquim Bofill

Joaquim Bofill (ESP) passed away on 27th August 2018 at the age of 97. Bofill was the first Chairman of the FIS Sub-Committee for Masters Racing, from its inception until 2000, when he retired at the age of 80. 

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Protect Our Winters joins Bring Children to the Snow as official environmental partner Protect Our Winters joins Bring Children to the Snow as official environmental partner

Environmental awareness is the first step to saving the world’s resources. The next step is providing practical measures that everyone can include in their daily habits. 

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