International Ski Federation

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International Ski Federation (French: Fédération Internationale de Ski) (FIS) is the sport organization for skiing.

The organization started in Norway in 1910.[1] It was first named the International Ski Commission. It changed its name to the Fédération Internationale de Ski in February 1924.[2] When it changed its name, it became the world organization for skiing.[1]

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  1. 1.0 1.1 John Nauright; Charles Parrish (2012). Sports Around the World: History, Culture, and Practice. ABC-CLIO. ISBN 978-1-59884-300-2. https://books.google.com/books?id=IkLYDgTnMxEC&pg=RA1-PA433. Retrieved 12 September 2013.
  2. E. John B. Allen (2011). Historical Dictionary of Skiing. Scarecrow Press. pp. 26–28. ISBN 978-0-8108-6802-1. https://books.google.com/books?id=YTW-Cpm2e1oC&pg=PR26. Retrieved 12 September 2013.