International Ski Federation
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International Ski Federation

International Ski Federation
  • Français:Fédération Internationale de Ski
    Deutsch:Internationaler Skiverband
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Fédération internationale de ski (logo).svg
Membership132 members[1]
FoundedFebruary 2, 1924; 97 years ago (1924-02-02)[1]
in Chamonix,  France
HeadquartersMarc Hodler House
Blochstrasse 2
Oberhofen am Thunersee
PresidentSwitzerlandGian Franco Kasper (1998)[3][4]
Vice president(s)SwedenMats Årjes (2018)[5]
SloveniaJanez Kocijan?i? (2010)[6]
JapanAki Murasato (2016)[7]
CanadaPatrick Smith (2018)[8]
Operating incomeDecreaseCHF 14.6 million (2018)[9]
Official website

The Fédération internationale de ski (FIS; English: International Ski Federation) is the highest international governing body for skiing and snowboarding. Founded on 2 February 1924 in Chamonix, France, the FIS 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:[10]


The Crystal Globe trophy awarded by the FIS to the winner of the Ski Jumping World Cup
# Name Nationality Term
1. Ivar Holmquist  Sweden 1924-1934
2. Nicolai Ramm Østgaard  Norway 1934-1951
3. Marc Hodler   Switzerland 1951-1998
4. Gian-Franco Kasper   Switzerland 1998-


Official FIS ski museums

As of 2017, there are 31 official FIS Ski Museums worldwide in 13 countries which are devoted to the history of skiing, taking into account the region's own history of skiing and tourism.[11]

List of FIS ski museums (incomplete)

See also


  1. ^ a b c "Facts & Figures". 17 September 2018. Retrieved 2020.
  2. ^ a b "General Regulations". June 2018. Retrieved 2020.
  3. ^ "FIS President". Retrieved 2020.
  4. ^ "Ski: FIS-Präsident Gian Franco Kasper tritt zurück". Neue Zürcher Zeitung (in German). 23 November 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  5. ^ "Mats Arjes". Retrieved 2020.
  6. ^ "Janez Kocijancic". Retrieved 2020.
  7. ^ "Aki Murasato". Retrieved 2020.
  8. ^ "Patrick Smith". Retrieved 2020.
  9. ^ "Accounts. Comptes. Rechnung 01.01.2018 - 31.12.2018" (pdf). 25 February 2019. Retrieved 2020.
  10. ^ List of past Congress summaries Archived 14 March 2018 at the Wayback Machine
  11. ^ "FIS Official Ski Museums". Retrieved 2019.
  12. ^ "Kulisse Pfarrhof Ski Museum | Culture | REGION". Retrieved 2019.
  13. ^ "Home- Winter!Sport!Museum!". Retrieved 2019.
  14. ^ "Skimuseum Werfenweng" (in German). Retrieved 2019.
  15. ^ "Skimuseum ist Geschichte". Vaterland online. Retrieved 2019.

External links

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