FIS (International Ski Federation) governs all ski and snowboard sports worldwide, and is the organization which
grants a date each year to the Kiwanis Ski Club to hold a major international tournament.
(click logo at left to visit
each organization’s website)
USA Nordic Skiing incorporates the men’s top level ski jumping and Nordic combined teams, and is committed to
finding ways to grow the sport at all levels. Currently, team athletes are competing in Continental Cup and FIS Cup
events. They send competitors to the Pine Mountain COC.
Women’s Ski Jumping USA is the parent organization of the VISA Women’s Ski Jumping Team, which competes on
the Ladies’ Continental Cup, and which will field a team in the new Women’s World Cup circuit beginning in 2010.
The US has one of the strongest women’s teams in the world; Lindsey Van became the first Women’s World
Champion in 2009. The Kiwanis Ski Club’s Nita Englund is a member of this team.
USANS and WSJUSA work cooperatively with US Ski Associan to field teams for the Olympics and FIS World
Other websites of interest:
USA Nordic Skiing
- US men’s ski jumping and Nordic Combined team
Women’s Ski Jumping USA
- US VISA women’s ski jumping team
- news & information about US ski jumping & American athletes
- history website for ski jumping in the USA
US National Ski Hall of Fame
- includes all ski sports, located in Ishpeming MI
- contains comprehensive catalog of ski jumps worldwide,
both past and present. Over a hundred US jumps are listed ... it’s a real memory lane!
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