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LSIA’s Remarkable participation in interski 2023 congress: elevating lithuania’s skiing worldwide

The Lithuanian Snowsports Instructors Association recently had the privilege of representing Lithuania at the prestigious INTERSKI 2023 Congress, held in Levi, Finland, from March 26 to 31, 2023. This momentous event marked a significant milestone in the organization’s journey to elevate Lithuania’s presence on the international skiing stage. Lithuania’s Skiing Showcase Participating in INTERSKI 2023 was a transformative experience for LSIA. It provided a platform to engage with the global skiing community, learn from renowned ski instructors, and foster connections that would lead to long-lasting collaborations. The LSIA delegation had the unique opportunity to not only present Lithuania’s skiing and snowboarding ideas and educational system during the indoor lectures and on-snow workshops but also participate in ski performances (show and demo runs) alongside representatives from other nations. For the first time in history, Lithuania made its mark on the skiing… Read More »LSIA’s Remarkable participation in interski 2023 congress: elevating lithuania’s skiing worldwide

Ieva’s inspiring journey and the LSIA

Levi, Finland – March 10, 2023. A Glimpse into the Past, Present, and Future of Lithuanian Snowsports At the recent Interski 2023 event held in Levi, Finland, I had the privilege of delivering an indoor lecture that delved into Lithuania’s snowsports history and the incredible growth of the Lithuanian Snowsports Instructors Association (LSIA). The audience at this prestigious event was in for a treat as I shared fascinating insights into the world of snowsports, including Lithuania’s unique history in snowsports. A Journey into Lithuania’s Snowsports History The lecture began with a captivating journey into Lithuania’s snowsports history, a story marked by passion, determination, and an unyielding love for skiing. As a nation with no towering mountains, Lithuania’s snowsports enthusiasts have relied on their creativity and resourcefulness to develop a vibrant skiing culture. I shared stories about Lithuania’s first ski tracks,… Read More »Ieva’s inspiring journey and the LSIA