International Ski Federation

Fédération Internationale de Ski
Formation 2 February 1924
Type Sports federation
Headquarters Oberhofen am Thunersee, Switzerland
123 members
Official language
English, French, German, Russian
Gian-Franco Kasper

The Fédération Internationale de Ski (FIS; English: International Ski Federation) is the world's highest governing body for international winter sports. Founded in Chamonix on 2 February 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:

Rank Wins Discipline Code
1 Amélie Reymond 115 Telemark skiing TM
2 Conny Kisling 106 Freestyle skiing FS
3 Ingemar Stenmark 86 Alpine skiing AL
4 Marit Bjørgen 84
Cross-country skiing CC
5 Lindsey Vonn 82 Alpine skiing AL
6 Karine Ruby 67 Snowboarding SB
7 Annemarie Moser-Pröll 62 Alpine skiing AL
8 Marcel Hirscher 58 Alpine skiing AL
9 Jan Bucher 57 Freestyle skiing FS
Jan Němec 57 Grass skiing GS
11 Vreni Schneider 55 Alpine skiing AL
Sara Takanashi 55 Ski jumping JP
13 Hermann Maier 54 Alpine skiing AL
14 Gregor Schlierenzauer 53 Ski jumping JP
15 Alberto Tomba 50 Alpine skiing AL
16 Hannu Manninen 48 Nordic combined NK
Phillipe Lau 48 Telemark skiing TM
18 Matti Nykänen 46 Ski jumping JP
Donna Weinbrecht 46 Freestyle skiing FS
Bjørn Dæhlie 46 Cross-country skiing CC
Renate Götschl 46 Alpine skiing AL
Hannah Kearney 46 Freestyle skiing FS

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:[1]

  • 2008 – Cape Town (XLVI)
  • 2010 – Antalya (XLVII)
  • 2012 – Kangwonland (XLVIII)
  • 2014 – Barcelona (XLIX)
  • 2016 – Cancun (L)
  • 2018 – Costa Navarino (LI)


# NameNationalityTerm
1. Ivar HolmquistSweden1924–1934
2. Nicolai Ramm ØstgaardNorway1934–1951
3. Marc HodlerSwitzerland1951–1998
4. Gian-Franco KasperSwitzerland1998–


See also


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