International Ski Federation

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Fédération Internationale de Ski
Fédération internationale de ski (logo).svg
Formation 1924
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland.
Membership 111 members
Official languages English, French, German and Russian
President Gian-Franco Kasper
Website http://www.fis-ski.com
Audi FIS Alpine Ski World Cup

FIS is the governing body for international skiing and snowboarding, responsible for the Olympic disciplines of Alpine skiing, Cross-Country skiing, ski Jumping, Nordic Combined, Freestyle skiing and snowboarding,  including setting the international competition rules.The organization now has a membership of 110 national ski associations and is based in Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland.

Ski disciplines[edit]

The federation organises the following ski sport disciplines, for which it oversees World Cup competitions and World Championships:

Note: The discipline of Biathlon, which combines cross-country skiing and rifle shooting, has its own organisation, the International Biathlon Union (IBU).

Presidents[edit]

Membership[edit]

See Category:National Members of the International Ski Federation

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Official snowboard website of the FIS". Retrieved 10 January 2010. 

External links[edit]