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F.I.R.S. International Olympic Committee Presentation

Nov. 17, 2008, 8:41 p.m. (ET)

On 14th November in Lausanne, as well as the other 6 sports candidates to be introduced in the Olympic Games Programme, FIRS had the opportunity to present Roller Speed Skating Proposal to the IOC Sports Commission.

The International Federation of Roller Sports showed five videos presented by FIRS President, Mr Aracu, FIRS Secretary General Mr Marotta, and by the 18 time Roller Speed Skating World Champion, Derek Parra. After the presentation, FIRS Managers and the two Roller Sports Ambassadors – Derek Parra and Ippolito Sanfratello – answered to the numerous questionsput by the IOC Sports Commission. At the end, there was a meeting with journalists interested in our candidature.

You can have a look to the videos we presented in the IOC Headquarter in Lausanne, following the links below.

RollerForOlympics – all the videos in just one file

RollerWorldForOlympics – the emotional video that opened our presentation in Lausanne

RollerLeisureForOlympics – the video about the leisure side of roller world

RollerProposalForOlympics – roller technical proposal for the Olympic Programme

RollerDreamforOlympics – video about what we will give and what will receive by introduction of Roller Sports in the Olympic Programme

RollerForOlympics5thElement – the last closing emotional video