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FIL Media Guide 2014/2015

The FIL Luge Media Guide 2014/2015 can now be downloaded as a pdf file.

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General News 24.09.14
FIL Executive Board sets course for post-Olympic winter

Baden near Vienna (RWH) The newly elected Executive Board of the International Luge Federation (FIL) has set the course for the post-Olympic winter in its founding meeting in Baden near Vienna. The meeting decided on matters such as the deployment of officials in the forthcoming winter and the... [more]

Artificial Track News 23.09.14
Julia Clukey wins for the 7th time USA Luge Indoor Start Championship

Lake Placid (RWH) Vancouver Olympian Julia Clukey won a team high seventh USA Luge Indoor Start Championship in Lake Placid, while two-time Olympian Chris Mazdzer rallied in the final heat to overturn Sochi teammate Aidan Kelly for the men’s title. Justin Krewson and Tristan Jeskanen held on to... [more]

General News 17.09.14
Bob Glover Takes Over Reins as President of Canadian Luge Association

Calgary (RWH) Bob Glover has taken over the reins as the president of the Canadian Luge Association, and will help guide the organization to its first Olympic medal leading to 2018. This was now published by the CLA in Calgary.

Glover, who has been highly involved in a variety of... [more]

General News 13.09.14
102nd birthday of Baron Eduard Alexandrowitsch von Falz-Fein

Vaduz/Liechtenstein (RWH) Baron Eduard Alexandrowitsch von Falz-Fein, Honorary Member of the International Luge Federation FIL, celebrated his 102nd birthday on September 12, 2014 in Vaduz/Liechtenstein. The FIL congratulated with a bouquet of flowers.

The nobleman, a long-time FIL... [more]

Artificial Track News 11.09.14
VIPs from Ukraine and Poland visit FIL

Berchtesgaden (RWH) VIPs from Ukraine and Poland have just paid a visit to the President of the International Luge Federation (FIL), Josef Fendt. The delegation was headed by the president of the Ukrainian association Yuri Sobota, and the head of the Polish association, Michael... [more]

Artificial Track News 09.09.14
FIL president Fendt visits Russia

Moscow (RWH) The president of the International Luge Federation (FIL), Josef Fendt of Berchtesgaden, has visited Moscow and met with the president of the national federation, Natalia Gart, in preparation for the forthcoming winter season.

The meeting focused on an extension of the GRM... [more]

Artificial Track News 08.09.14
Alexandra Rodionova moves to bobsleigh

Moscow (RWH) Alexandra Rodionova, who came sixth in the luge at the 2010 Olympics, will be trying her hand at the helm of a bobsleigh next winter. The 30-year-old, who also competed in the 2006 Turin Olympics four years before Vancouver, failed to qualify for the Winter Games in Sochi (RUS) this... [more]

Artificial Track News 01.09.14
Aileen Frisch, Dominik Fischnaller and Rieder-Rastner win in Meransen

Meransen/South Tyrol (RWH) Germany’s Aileen Frisch and local heroes Dominik Fischnaller and Ludwig Rieder/Patrick Rastner are the winners of the traditional start competition in Meransen/South Tyrol.

In women’s race second place behind reigning Under 23 World Champion Frisch went to... [more]

Natural Track News 26.07.14
Athlete recruiting in Austria and Turkey

(ck) In Austria as well as in Turkey the summer months are being used to recruit the future natural track champions. In Austria trial courses were held in five different schools in the regions Mariazell, Aflenz, Thoerl, Buggern and Stadl. So far more than 500 students got to try natural luge. In... [more]

General News 17.07.14
64th FIL Congress in Lake Placid in 2016

Innsbruck (RWH) Lake Placid in the U.S. state of New York will host the 64th Congress of the International Luge Federation (FIL) in 2016. This decision was taken during the 62nd FIL Congress in Innsbruck (Austria). The upcoming 63rd FIL Congress will be staged in Pyeongchang (South Korea), host of... [more]

Natural Track News 01.07.14
Director Natural Track

The International Luge Federation is seeking to appoint a professional for the position of Director Natural Track. Please click here to download... [more]

General News 21.06.14
FIL President Josef Fendt re-elected for a fifth term in office

Innsbruck (RWH) Germany’s Josef Fendt has been re-elected for a fifth term as President of the International Luge Federation (FIL). At the 62nd FIL Congress in Innsbruck (Austria), the delegates from 38 member federations confirmed the 66-year-old from Berchtesgaden unanimously by acclamation to... [more]

General News 20.06.14
Positive review by FIL President Josef Fendt

Innsbruck (RWH) The President of the International Luge Federation (FIL), Josef Fendt of Berchtesgaden gave a very positive review of the Olympic winter. “As far as our sport of luge is concerned, we can look back upon one of the most successful years. We have seen great sport at the season’s... [more]

Natural Track News 28.04.14
Melanie Schwarz also ends her career

(es) - On March, 9th the Italian announced via Facebook her retirement: “With today’s win at the national championships I am going to end my long, successful career that was shaped by ups and downs.” The 24-year-old also had a special season – with exactly these ups and downs. She was not able... [more]

Natural Track News 25.03.14
Marcus Grausam (GER) ends his active career

(es) - After 27 years the German Marcus Grausam ends his natural track luge career. He competed in the World Cup for 21 years and took part in 116 World Cup competitions as well as several European and World Championships. The last stop in his career: the World Cup finals 2014 in Romania. Why he... [more]

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