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Fédération Internationale de Ski

Fédération Internationale de Ski
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Formation 1924
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland.
Membership 111 members
Official languages English, French, German and Russian
President Gian-Franco Kasper

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

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).


Main article: List of Presidents of FIS


See Category:National Members of the International Ski Federation


External links

  • FIS official website
  • FIS Google Plus
  • FIS Official YouTube
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