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International Ski Federation

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Formation  1924
Membership  123 members
Type  Sports federation
President  Gian-Franco Kasper
International Ski Federation

Headquarters  Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland
Official language  English, French, German and Russian

International Ski Federation (FIS; short for Fédération Internationale de Ski) is the world's highest governing body for international winter sports. Founded in 1924, it is responsible for the Olympic disciplines of Alpine skiing, cross-country skiing, ski jumping, Nordic combined, freestyle skiing and snowboarding. The FIS is also responsible for setting the international competition rules. The organization now has a membership of 118 national ski associations and is based in Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland.


Most World Cup wins

More than 45 World Cup wins in all disciplines run by International Ski Federation for men and ladies:

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).

FIS Congress history

List of all hosts:


International Ski Federation Wikipedia