Federazione Italiana Sport Invernali
The Federazione Italiana Sport Invernali, abbreviated FISI, the Italian Winter Sports Federation.
A merger of Italian ski clubs was first founded in 1908 by Paolo child under the name Unione Ski Club Italiani. The first Italian championships in cross-country skiing and ski jumping took place in 1909. On 23 October 1913, the Association was re-established as Federazione dello ski, from the on 10 October 1920 gave rise to the Federazione Italiana dello sci (Italian Ski Federation ). Its founder and first president was Alberto Bonacossa. In addition to the Nordic and alpine skiing, the ice sports Bob, figure skating and ice hockey were integrated into the federation, which is why it was renamed in 1933 in Federazione Italiana Sport Invernali (Italian Winter Sports Federation ). In 1946, figure skating, hockey again separated from the FISI, later more sports were added. The FISI Comitato Olimpico Nazionale belongs to the Italiano. Since 2007, Giovanni Morzenti is their President.
The FISI represents the following sports:
- Freestyle skiing
- Speed skiing
- Nordic Combined
- Alpine Skiing
- Ski mountaineering
- Cross-country skiing
- Ski Jumping