Image 1 of 1
Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Swiss-Cups Campra. Cross Country Skiing. FIS Classic Sprint Race. Hippolyt Kempf is the Cross Country Skiing Chef by Swiss-Ski. He stands in the snow holding two ski poles and watches the race. An old man stands-by with his skis on. Hippolyt Kempf (born 10 December 1965) is a Swiss Nordic combined skier who competed during the late 1980s and early 1990s. He won a complete set of Olympic medals, earning two of them at the 1988 Winter Olympics in Calgary (gold: 15 km individual, silver: 3 x 10 km team) and the third at the 1994 Winter Olympics in Lillehammer (bronze: 3 x 10 km team). Kempf also earned a 3 x 10 km team silver medal at the 1989 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Lahti. Swiss-Ski is a branch of Swiss Olympic. The Fédération Internationale de Ski (FIS; English: International Ski Federation) is the world's highest governing body for international winter sports. Founded  on 2 February 1924, it is responsible for the Olympic disciplines of cross-country skiing. The FIS is also responsible for setting the international competition rules. 4.01.2020 © 2020 Didier Ruef