January’s Skiing Snippets – See What Catches our Eye in the World of Snowsports…

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by Kivi

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01.01.2022


– FIS President Gives First New Year Message
– Time to ski in Norway
– Alarms about Antarctic ice shelf… NEW

Here we cover anything that takes our fancy.

Short news stories, eye catching videos, amusing cartoons, coronavirus updates, things that make us smile/things that make us shout at the screen… in fact anything that catches our eye in the world of snowsports.

Check out all the ‘snippets’ from last month:

We’re mixing it up as 2020 starts.

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FIS President Gives His First New Year Message

Snowsports will be taken to the ‘next level’ as a result of ‘groundbreaking proposals’ that are being worked on.

That’s the word from Johan Eliasch in his first New Year Message as the head of the sport’s world governing body.

See here for the full details.

Johan Eliasch

Johan Eliasch, image c/o FIS.

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Time to Ski in Norway?

Beitostolen, Norway. Image © PlanetSKI

Beitostolen, Norway. Image © PlanetSKI

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Experts Raise Alarm About Cracking Antarctic Ice Shelf

A  glacier in the western Antarctic is currently holding back enough ice to raise sea levels around the world by more than 3m.

The so-called ‘Doomsday Glacier’ is the size of Florida.

And a new study found its safeguards could collapse in less than a decade.

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Image © PlanetSKI

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Image © PlanetSKI



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