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NEWS FROM THE WORLD OF SKIING AND SNOWBOARDING
Snowboard Cross and Halfpipe FIS World Cup tours with perfect season start Snowboard Cross and Halfpipe FIS World Cup tours with perfect season start

The FIS Snowboard Cross World Cup season got underway under glorious conditions last weekend in Cerro Catedral (ARG). At the same time, the halfpipe riders had their first FIS World Cup events as part of the Audi Quattro Winter Games in Cardrona (NZL).

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FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix: Takanashi takes overall FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix: Takanashi takes overall

Last weekend in Chaikovsky (RUS), superstar Sara Takanashi (JPN) flew to the overall title of the ladies’ FIS Ski Jumping Grand Prix 2017 after dominating both individual competitions. 

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Grass Skiing crowns world\xe2\x80\x99s best in Kaprun and Sauris Grass Skiing crowns world’s best in Kaprun and Sauris

The FIS Grass Skiing World Championships concluded on 9th September 2017 in Kaprun (AUT). The most significant biennial event for the world’s best grass skiers had perfect weather and a great atmosphere.

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Quick Hits: Prochazkova and Norum crowned FIS Rollerski World Cup Champions 2017 Quick Hits: Prochazkova and Norum crowned FIS Rollerski World Cup Champions 2017

The final events of the FIS Rollerski World Cup took place last weekend in Trento and Monte Bondone (ITA). More than one hundred athletes from 14 nations competed in sprint, uphill and pursuit competitions. 

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Austria's Schi gymnasium Stams to celebrate 50th anniversary Austria’s Schigymnasium Stams to celebrate 50th anniversary

Most of the great Austrian winter sports athletes including Olympic Champions, World Champions and World Cup winners have come through the academy.

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INSIDE FIS
IOC Executive Board confirms Big Air venue for Beijing 2022 IOC Executive Board confirms Big Air venue for Beijing 2022

Before the IOC Session in Lima, Peru, the IOC Executive Board of which FIS President Gian Franco Kasper is a member, met on 11th and 12th September 2017.

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GISS-China makes its debut at World Winter Sports Expo 2017 in Beijing GISS-China makes its debut at World Winter Sports Expo 2017 in Beijing

The new ‘Get into Snow Sports-China’ project was highly visible at the 2nd edition of the World Winter Sports Expo 2017 held at the China National Convention Centre from 7th-10thSeptember.

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BRING CHILDREN TO THE SNOW CORNER
Gosnow.ch releases annual report Gosnow.ch releases annual report

The Skilager  (snow sport camp), was a mainstay of Swiss schools and the primary reason why many Swiss children took up snow sports. 

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