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  International Ski Federation (FIS)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The International Ski Federation (FIS) was founded on 2nd February 1924 during the first Olympic Games in Chamonix, France.
By laying down these general conditions, the FIS contributes to the compatibility of skiing with the environment and to the general efforts taken to improve its condition.
-The FIS charges its member associations to organize their ski competitions and ski events according to the guidelines which are recognized by the international community and to construct their facilities and corresponding infrastructure in compatibility with the environment.
www.g-forse.com /archive/news366_e.html   (285 words)

  Cyprus Ski Federation & Club
The Pioneers of Skiing in Cyprus used to walk to Troodos in order to practice their Sport, as the roads were not cleared from the snow.
The Cyprus Ski Club Committee, under the Presidency of George Michaelides changed the Emblem of the Cyprus Ski Club to what it is today and started work in order to find the funds to build a modern lift for the time as well as a shelter.
In 1992, the Cyprus Ski Federation was formed and the Competitive and International Powers of the Cyprus Ski Club have been transferred to this new body.
www.cyprusski.com /main/default.aspx?it=1&tabid=1&itemid=62   (972 words)

 International Airlines Ski Federation; Background   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
This resulted in need for an association or Federation to oversee the conduct and scheduling of future events.Howard Clifford was elected the first president and presided over the first meet under Federation sanction at Les Diablerets, Switzerland in 1977.
The Federation became a non-profit corporation under the laws of State of Washington, USA on 5 December 1977.
The purpose of, but not limited to, was the fostering of national and international amateur sports competition and the development and maintenance of the sport of skiing among airline employees throughout the world.
www.ski-iasf.com /Frame_Files/Background.html   (180 words)

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The Israel Ski Federation was founded in 1976 and was accepted as a member of the International Ski Federation in 1978.
The Objective of the Israel Ski Federation is to promote the sport of ski racing among Israeli Skiers.
In addition, the Ski Federation has assisted a number of new immigrant athletes to participate in Cross Country events including the World Championships in Obertsdorf, Germany and Wasalopet Marathon races in Sweden, Switzerland and Italy.
www.ski-isf.com /main_eng.htm   (467 words)

 deseretnews.com | Let the women jump, too
Imagine this: In 2005, the winter sports that include ski jumping — the nordic combined and ski jumping itself — remain the only ones that exclude all women from Olympic competition, and there is no definite end to this discrimination in sight.
The goal is to work with ski associations and clubs worldwide to build a momentum that will be impossible for the Ski Federation to ignore.
Ski jumping already is ahead of the pace in that regard.
deseretnews.com /dn/view/1,1249,600107795,00.html   (442 words)

On the ancient artefacts, which were found in Russia and are thought to be at least 6000 years old, a hunter on rudimentary skis is clearly identifiable alongside reindeers.
It is virtually certain that a form of skiing has been an integral part of life in colder countries since that time.
Horses were clearly not much use in three metres of snow, so other methods had to be developed and skis quickly became as natural an accoutrement of everyday life as hats and gloves.
www.olympic.org /uk/sports/programme/index_uk.asp?SportCode=SI   (198 words)

 SKI in Bulgaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Using skis, the famous explorer was able to cross Greenland from one sea to the other in 46 days.
From 1870 onwards, the Alpine countries were in turn affected by the rapid expansion of skiing as a sport: the first competitions in Germany in 1879, the foundation of the first Swiss Club in 1893 at Glaris initiated by Christoph Iselin.
From 1910 to 1924, an international Skiing Commission strove to monitor the development of competitive skiing throughout the world.
www.xtdev.com /ski/wmview_en.php?ArtID=40   (455 words)

 International Ski Federation Guidelines for skiers and snowboarders from Cheap Travel Insurance
The safety of self and others is paramount to us, which is why we recommend that you observe the International Ski Federation safe skiing code, both on and off-piste.
International Ski Federation rules for the conduct of skiers and snowboarders;
CONTROL OF SPEED AND SKIING - You must be in control, and adapt your speed and manner of skiing to your ability and the prevailing conditions of terrain, snow and weather, as well as to the density of other skiers.
www.cheaptravelinsurance.com /ski-insurance/federation-guidelines.htm   (352 words)

 International Water Ski Federation
At a meeting of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board in Beijing in May, IOC President Jacques Rogge proposed that Andres Botero (COL) be nominated for election as an IOC member.
International viewing times will be released once they become available.
Dallas Friday was admitted to the Changi General Hospital on Sunday 1 October 2006 and underwent surgery on 2 October 2006, Monday morning to treat her left thigh bone fracture.
www.iwsf.com   (6211 words)

 Spotlight Sport - Ski Jumping
Throughout the mid-1800s, ski jumping was part of ski carnivals in Norway, but the sport gained added prestige when, in 1892, the Norwegian royal family decided to donate the "King's Cup" trophy to the winner of the annual meet held in Holmenkollen.
The distance the jumper leaps is measured along the curve of the landing hill from the takeoff point to the point between the jumper's two feet as he first touches the hill.
Ski Jumping Central promotes the sport of ski jumping across the country and provides a one-stop source for “frequent flyers”.
www.edgate.com /wintergames/design/spotlight_sport/skijump.htm   (776 words)

 Hermann Maier Disqualified - on ski.mountainzone.com
He is the only racer to have won all three events traditionally run by the organizers of the Critérium de la Première Neige in recent years — a Super-G in December 1998, a downhill and a giant slalom a week ago.
But Maier claimed he was not told of his disqualification by the FIS and had skied the piste simply as a means of getting to the bottom.
Peter Schroecksnadel, president of the Austrian Ski Federation, said the FIS decision was heavy-handed.
ski.mountainzone.com /2001/worldcup/alpine/valdisere/html/maier.html   (862 words)

 Alpine Ski Racing | Youth | Juvenile | 2006 Whistler Cup | Kids Sports | Results   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The 2006 Whistler Cup is the only juvenile ski race in North America sanctioned by the International Ski Federation and was one of the first international ski races for most of the 390 skiers from 15 countries who raced at the event.
Karin Nagy of Austria is one of the top juvenile skiers in the world and she hopes her first-place finish at the Whistler Cup will be a stepping stone to one day competing at the Winter Olympics.
Most juvenile ski racers who are hoping to one day make it to the Olympics train almost every weekend during the winter.
www.kidzworld.com /site/p6607.htm   (397 words)

 International Ski Federation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
is the main international organisation of ski sports.
Founded by 14 member nations in 1924 in Chamonix, France, today it has a membership of 101 national ski associations and is based in Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland.
An exception from the ski sports organised by FIS is the rising-popularity discipline of Biathlon (XC skiing + rifle shooting), which has its own organisation, the International Biathlon Union (IBU).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/International_Ski_Federation   (165 words)

 International World Games Association : Organization
The principal aim of the IWGA is to develop the popularity of the sports governed by its Member Federations, to improve their prominence through excellent sporting achievements, and to conserve all the traditional values of sport.
For an International Federation to become a member of the IWGA, its recognition by the International Olympic Committee and/or its membership with the General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) are prerequisite.
The International World Games Association recognizes that sport is a constructive force in modern society, and that athletes and officials share a public responsibility to develop this potential.
www.worldgames-iwga.org /vsite/vcontent/page/custom/0,8510,1044-114776-116043-12239-35950-custom-item,00.html   (785 words)

 SKI in Bulgaria   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
The International Ski Federation (FIS) said Monday it had decided to uphold an Austrian protest against Schoenfelder's disqualification by the race jury in Park City, Utah, on November 23.
Schoenfelder had skied out near the bottom of the first leg of the slalom and protested that he had been distracted by an injured course marshal lying on the snow close to the racing line.
The Italian Ski Federation said that they had made an official protest seeking Schoenfelder's disqualification after he was allowed to re-start the first run of the Park City slalom on November 23.
www.xtdev.com /ski/wmview_en.php?ArtID=311   (1028 words)

 CNN.com - Ski time errors to be investigated - Jan 27, 2005
ROME, Italy -- The International Ski Federation is to hold an inquiry into timing errors which marred an Alpine ski World Cup slalom race in Schladming on Tuesday.
The Italian federation had called for the investigation and claimed that their Austrian counterparts had too much influence on the World Cup.
The Austrian federation has made a deal separate from the sport's governing body for German telecoms giant Siemens to provide timing and data services at all their World Cup races except Kitzbuehel this season.
edition.cnn.com /2005/SPORT/01/27/ski.timing   (536 words)

 International Water Ski Federation - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
As a winning competitor in the ABC Television Superstars competition, he brought the sport of water skiing to the attention of millions.
Helena served as chair of the IWSF Athletes Commission from 1996 to 2000 and contributed significantly to the effort to introduce water skiing into the Olympics.
An innovative and dominant competitor in trick skiing and a World overall champion in 1993.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/International_Water_Ski_Federation   (565 words)

 Snowboarding Finds Home in Olympics   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
An International Snowboarding Federation was established in 1990, run by the snowboarders themselves.
The International Ski Federation was extremely threatened by snowboarding, because they could see even out on slopes at the resorts, the number of people who were participating in skiing was stagnant, whereas the number of people who were participating in snowboarding was skyrocketing.
And that is how they convinced the ski people to allow it in, and that was how they got around the rules of having all these regional championships and the normal procedures.
www.voanews.com /english/2006-02-16-voa67.cfm   (765 words)

 World Water Ski Racing
Water ski racing is a sport which can provide an incredible buzz and a very enjoyable scene to be part of.
Britain's ski racers are amongst the best in the World and have proven their ability on rough seas and calm lake water.
The length of the ski line will depend on the length and power of boat you are skiing behind, the water conditions and the kind of speed you anticipate racing at on that particular day.
waterski.brinkster.net /skirace/about_ski_racing.htm   (940 words)

 Rules for Ski Conduct - Skiing
CONTROL - Adapt the manner and speed of your skiing to your ability, the general conditions on the mountain and the amount of traffic on the slopes.
Skiing is a go-where-you-please sport so carefully go around anyone, especially those less experienced or having trouble.
A skieer can ski on any slope he/she chooses with any degree of difficulty but if a sign says a trail is closed, do not go there.
www.bellaonline.com /articles/art22071.asp   (490 words)

 FIS - International Ski Federation Fact Sheet
The calculation system is based on a number of factors, including the standard of the race based on the FIS points, ranking of the participants who start and finish the race, its’ running time, the different race categories and penalty provisions.
FIS Background The International Ski Federation - Fédération Internationale de Ski, Internationaler Ski Verband - is abbreviated in all languages as FIS.
Competition The alpine competitions that are contested in the FIS World Cup series, FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and at the Olympic Winter Games consist of ten events: five for ladies and five for men.
www.anchorage.net /961.cfm   (585 words)

 Press Box - Parrish’s World Slalom Record Approved By International Water Ski Federation - 5/31/2005
He was the 2004 Water Ski World Cup champion in Men's slalom, and he won his second career Men's slalom title at the Masters Water Ski Tournament this past weekend.
USA Water Ski was formed in 1939 as a non-profit organization promoting water skiing in the United States.
USA Water Ski is affiliated with the International Water Ski Federation (world governing body) and is recognized by the United States Olympic Committee and Pan-American Sports Organization as the national governing body of organized water skiing in the United States.
www.usocpressbox.org /usoc/pressbox.nsf/0/cbcc1e7aff9a5cc58525701200569ecc?OpenDocument   (287 words)

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Four of the ski weeks are put on by NAASF(North America Airlines Ski Federation) and the international ski championships are put on by the IASF(International Airlines Ski Federation).
All members of the ski club are eligible to be a member of the ski team.
The difference between the two teams is the difficulty level of the race course and the skill level of the skier.
ourworld.compuserve.com /homepages/FedExSkiClub/fxclub.htm   (509 words)

 Swiss Post - Special stamp / International Ski Federation Alpine World Skiing Championships 2003 in St Moritz
Swiss Post is issuing the "Skiing World Championships St. Moritz 2003" special stamp to mark the skiing competition in St. Moritz.
The stamp conveys the fascination of skiing: the speed and technique, skill and courage of the athletes are brought to life - and it will carry these messages throughout Switzerland and to other countries.
The "Skiing World Championships St. Moritz 2003" stamp can be ordered at www.post.ch/philashop as of October and will be available at all post offices beginning 12 November 2002.
www.post.ch /en/uk_mm02_marke_ski_wm.htm   (395 words)

 Women's Ski Jumping USA
Women ski jumpers are hoping that the International Ski Federation will approve Olympic competition in 2006.
With the addition this year of female bobsledding and skeleton (headfirst sledding), the ski jump events are the only Winter Olympic sports without women.
The fourth generation in her family to ski jump, Keck has traveled extensively, largely on her own dime, to compete with men and to attend the first women's events.
www.womensskijumpingusa.com /news01.htm   (625 words)

 Women's Ski Jumping USA
Their challenge is to convince world champion ski officials and Olympic organizers that women should be allowed to jump in competition at all, which they are not now.
MANN: The US Ski and Snowboard Association has agreed to back the women's bid, but some top international ski officials in Europe aren't convinced their sport is ready.
JOHN FRANCO KASPER (International Ski Federation): To be very honest, at least at the moment, very few ladies who are really good in jumping.
www.womensskijumpingusa.com /news04.htm   (746 words)

 Holmenkollen 2009 // Candidate World Ski Championships
The Holmenkollen Ski Jump holds an important part in the Norwegian and international history of skiing, and is for many the main symbol of international ski sport.
The Holmenkollen Medal is Norwegian skiing's highest possible award for competitors.
It signifies top placings in international championships and other international meets, including the World Cup events in Holmenkollen.
www.skiforbundet.no /ski/vm2009/history_old.htm   (151 words)

 Sports Features Communications™ - Sports Newsfeeds 24/7
As a trial in Cross-Country Skiing, the Council approved the possibility of allocating the amount of CHF 2’500 per competition into a so-called “overall World Cup pool” that will be distributed at the World Cup Finals for the World Cup winners.
For participation in the FIS Junior World Ski Championships and other international level competition in Snowboard the minimum age will be 13, and in Freestyle Skiing aerials, moguls and half-pipe 14.
Postponement of the decision regarding the host of the 47th International Ski Congress in 2010 to the Council meeting in February.
www.sportsfeatures.com /index.php?section=pp&action=show&id=34257   (1009 words)

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