Cultural Activities

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FIS is dedicated to safeguarding the spirit and evolution of snow sports and their contribution to history. Below is a series of books which have been published by the support of FIS.


100 Years of International Skiing - FIS Congress Antalya 2010

The history of skiing is full of facts and figures, names and interesting stories. This book is designed to give readers a taste of its colorful story.

  Editor: FIS
  Authors: E. John B. Allen, E. Theiner
  Languages: English
  Publication date: 2010
  ISDN: 978-3-902480-62-0

Skiing in Arts and Design

Skiing is both a serious sport and a cultural phenomenon. Using texts and striking pictures, the
present book demonstrates how noted artists and designers have been creating items to advertise
events in this sport from the very beginning.

  Editor FIS, Marc Hodler Foundation
  Author: Karin Rase
  Languages: German, English
  Publication date: 2009
  ISBN: 978-3-36100-653-9


Skiing in Fine Arts

Skiing in a panorama of international works of art in skiing, an unusual book for all interested in fine arts and sports.

  Editor: FIS, Marc Hodler Foundation and German Ski Federation
  Authors: Günter Witt, Karin Rase
  Languages: English, German, French
  Publication date: 2005
  Edition Leipzig; ISBN: 3-361-00595-7


75 Years of Skiing History in Stamps

On occassion of its 75 anniversary, FIS published a book including a variety of 1,200 stamps related to skiing with the largest part stemming from the private collectin of British ski pioneer James Riddell.

Editor: SAS, FIS
Languages: English, German
Publication date: 2000
ISBN: 3-908152-01-1