Swedish Ski Association

The Swedish Ski Association (Swedish: Svenska Skidförbundet) is a sports governing body for skiing in Sweden. It was established in Sundsvall on 11 December 1908 as the Swedish Cross-Country Skiing Association (Swedish: Svenska skidlöpningsförbundet) before changing name in 1911. The headquarters were originally located in Stockholm before relocating to Falun on 3 May 2001.[1]

Swedish Ski Association
Svenska Skidförbundet
Formation11 December 1908 (1908-12-11)
Typesports governing body
HeadquartersFalun
Location
Official language
Swedish

Their objective is to get as many people as possible to discover the joy and benefits of being active in the snow. Covering and arranging national and major international championships, youth activities, encouraging exercise, improving public health and through this making social impact.

Chairmen

  • 1908-1910 - Fritz af Sandeberg
  • 1910-1915 - C G A Lindencrona
  • 1915-1922 - Sven Hermelin
  • 1922-1948 - Sixtus Janson
  • 1948-1952 - Björn Kjellström
  • 1952-1961 - Sigge Bergman
  • 1961-1965 - Karl Arne Wegerfelt
  • 1965-1974 - Nils Stenberg
  • 1974-1977 - Stig Synnergren
  • 1977-1982 - Arne Jägmo
  • 1982-1996 - Sven Larsson
  • 1996-2008 - Carl Eric Stålberg
  • 2008-2018 - Mats Årjes
  • 2018- Karin Mattsson Weijber

References

  1. "Historik Svenska Skidförbundet" (in Swedish). Swedish Ski Association. Retrieved 2 March 2015.
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