FIS Congress Postponed, Kasper To Continue As President

FIS Congress Postponed, Kasper To Continue As President

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The International Ski Federation has formally announced on Friday that its Congress in Pattaya, Thailand, scheduled for May, is no longer happening. A new date and location for the Congress to convene is yet to be announced. Gian Franco Kasper,76, will continue serving as the FIS president until the Congress elects his replacement. Whenever the new Congress shall convene, they will have a massive new additional subject to discuss: what to do about diminished sponsorship income after the pandemic.
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Hard To Believe But FIS Congress In Thailand Still Not Cancelled

Hard To Believe But FIS Congress In Thailand Still Not Cancelled

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Yes, the International Ski Federation Congress in Pattaya, Thailand due to kick off in 8 weeks is still on. Possibly, the last international event with 1000+ participants in the foreseeable future. It might be just a formality - yet still the fact worth noting and, some would say, symbolic. It was meant to be a special one: after 22 years as the FIS President Gian-Franco Kasper was going to retire with the Congress choosing his replacement. A new boss of international snow sports would only become fifth helmsman in more than a century of the FIS existence. As late as last week Kasper still insisted the Congress and,therefore election of his replacement would go on, but the world has changed massively since. Looking at the situation with corona pandemics at…
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