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FIS Rules for conduct

Like every sport, skiing or snowboarding on the ski slopes also carries some risks. To prevent accidents, each participant has to follow certain rules. Very nice and creative, the graph below shows what to look for.
FIS Rules in the overview

1. Respect others
A skier has to behave in such a way that he does not endanger others.

2. Control of speed
A skier and snowboarder always must move in control. He must adapt his manner of skiing and snowboarding and his speed to his ability and to the terrain, snow and weather conditions. As well as to the density of traffic on the slopes.

3. Choice of route
Coming from behind a skier must choose his route in such a way that he does not endanger skiers ahead.

4. Overtaking
A skier or snowboarder must overtake above or beow and to the right or the left provided that he leaves enough space betwenn himself and other skiers and snowboarders.

5. Entering, starting and moving upwards
A skier and snowboarder when starting after a stop has to look up and down the piste. So that he can start skiing without endangering himself or others.

6. Stopping on the piste
Avoid a stop on the piste in narrow places or where visibility is restricted. Clear such places as soon as possible. 

7. Descending on foot
A skier or snowboarder descending on foot must keep to the side of the piste.

8. Respect for signs and markings

9. Assistance in case of accidents

10. Identification
Every skier and snowboarder must be able to identify himself in case of accidents.
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