#670 | WEDNESDAY 11 OCTOBER 2017
discipline updates
Discipline Updates

The FIS Technical Committee Meetings concluded on 7th October 2017 in Zurich (SUI) after four full days. Today’s FIS Newsflash will deliver brief updates on the main areas addressed in Cross-Country Skiing, Ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Alpine Skiing, Snowboard, Freestyle and Freeski. 

All proposals are subject to approval by the FIS Council at its next meeting on 18th November 2017 at the FIS Headquarters in Oberhofen (SUI).

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Cross-Country Skiing Cross-Country Skiing

The Sub-Committee for World and Continental Cups discussed a new prize money distribution split for individual World Cup and stage World Cup competitions. 

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Ski Jumping Ski Jumping

The meetings in Ski Jumping focused primarily on a review of the FIS Grand Prix this summer and presentation of calendar drafts for summer 2018 as well as winter 2017/18 and 2018/19.

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Nordic Combined Nordic Combined

In Nordic Combined, the men’s World Cup calendar was discussed. New elements include an opening mini-tour with three events in Ruka (FIN) in the 2017/18 season and in Lillehammer (NOR) in the 2018/19 winter.

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Alpine Skiing Alpine Skiing

The Alpine Executive Board, Sub-Committees and Working Groups finalised preparations for the upcoming season. While there were no major rule changes, a number of modifications were discussed and draft calendars for the upcoming seasons were presented.

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Snowboard, Freestyle, Freeski Snowboard, Freestyle, Freeski

The Snowboard, Freestyle, and Freeski Committee meetings saw the continuation of the positive developments since the harmonised group was first put into motion one year ago.

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Media invited to FIS Forum Alpinum in Soelden Media invited to FIS Forum Alpinum in Soelden

The Forum has become an event that provides an in-depth preview of the upcoming season. FIS President Gian Franco Kasper will take part in a question and answer session followed by information from the FIS Race Directors Atle Skaardal and Markus Waldner, who will discuss activities and innovations for the upcoming season.

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Development activities in Chile, Ireland and Pakistan Development activities in Chile, Ireland and Pakistan

Members of the global ski family have recently held activities to develop skiing and snowboarding in their countries.

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news from the world of skiing and snowboarding
Lahti2017 delivers holistic impact with FIS Nordic World Ski Championships Lahti2017 delivers holistic impact with FIS Nordic World Ski Championships

Lahti2017 delivered a truly holistic impact for the city of Lahti, and for Finland as a whole, creating a blueprint for the hosting of future sporting events, according to Sportcal’s latest Global Sports Impact Events Study.

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Quick Hits: Longines presented with special anniversary bib Quick Hits: Longines presented with special anniversary bib

Long-term partner Longines was presented with the starting bib in recognition of the essential role played by Longines as partner and official timekeeper of the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup throughout its history.

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30 Days of Snowsports underway 30 Days of Snowsports underway

A vital programme for the future of British snow sports, 30 Days of Snowsports, is an annual event running throughout October that provides opportunities for all persons from all walks of life to get into snow sports.

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