National Championships underway
After the 2016/17 FIS World Cup and various FIS Continental Cup seasons finished, most top athletes returned home to compete in their National Championships.
Click the links below for an overview of the different disciplines:
FIS Continental Cup series 2016/17 update
Further FIS Continental Cup series have wrapped up recently providing excellent opportunities at the competition level that serves as qualification for the FIS World Cup for up-and-coming young athletes to gain experience and for those returning from injury to make their comeback.
A recap of the FIS Freestyle Nor-Am Cup series is now available on the FIS website here.
Interesting Facts & Figures surrounding the 2016/17 Audi FIS Ski World Cup season
Olympic Channel follows skiers and snowboarders in the off-season
Last summer, the Olympic Channel followed the world’s best skiers and snowboarders as they travelled to the Southern Hemisphere to live and train during the off-season. Filmed among the backdrops of Chile and Argentina, the series entitled “Patagonia Dreaming” takes fans behind the scenes and into the training camps of ten national ski and snowboard teams.
Watch the episodes here:
Passion Crew welcoming everyone to PyeongChang 2018
Passion Crew is the name that has been given to the Games workforce for the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. This title will unite all staff, volunteers, ceremonies cast, securities and contractors who are supporting the delivery of PyeongChang 2018. All athletes, officials, spectators and members of the media will be greeted and supported throughout their Games experience by the Passion Crew which amounts to more than 87,000 people - around 56,000 during the Olympic Games and 31,000 during the Paralympic Games. The title was chosen to complement the Games slogan “Passion. Connected”.