Artificial Track News 13.01.15
Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch and Eggert-Benecken lead at “half time”

Oberhof (RWH) After six of 12 races, Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch and the doubles duo of Toni Eggert and Sascha Benecken, all of Germany, head the overall Viessmann Luge World Cup rankings in their disciplines. The second half of the post-Olympic winter will start next weekend at the fifth... [more]

Natural Track News 13.01.15
4th GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track at Unterammergau cancelled

Unterammergau (PMA) - 4th GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track at Unterammergau from 23rd to 25th January 2015 is cancelled due to the warm weather. Decision was taken by FIL and local organization committee after today’s track inspection. A new date for the races at Unterammergau or a... [more]

Artificial Track News 13.01.15
Junior World Championships in Lillehammer on Friday and Saturday

Lillehammer (RWH) The International Luge Federation’s junior athletes will be fighting for the championship title in an Olympic environment on Friday and Saturday (January 16-17, 2015), when the FIL’s 30th Junior World Championships are held on the Lillehammer track in Norway, which hosted the... [more]

Natural Track News 12.01.15
Mariazellerland braves the weather and host World Championships as scheduled

Mariazell (PMA) - 20th FIL Luge World Championships on Natural Track are hosted as scheduled from 15th to 18th January. FIL and Organizers were confronted with a difficult weather situation last days but managed that World Championships will take place at Mariazell. The decision was made after a... [more]

Natural Track News 11.01.15
Pigneter defeated in Deutschnofen for the first time

Deutschnofen (PMA) - Deutschnofen, Italy was the host of the 3rd GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track. The “Pfösl-Riep” is one of the favourites of World’s best luge athlete Patrick Pigneter (ITA). He won six World Cups and three World Championships at the South Tyrolean luge track. He was... [more]

Natural Track News 10.01.15
Pigneter/Clara unbeatable at Deutschnofen

Deutschnofen (PMA) Patrick Pigneter and Florian Clara (ITA) are the winners of the third GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track. They win the race at Deutschnofen in front of Russian Aleksandr Egorov and Petr Popov. Both doubles are sharing the lead in World Cup with 270 points each after three... [more]

Artificial Track News 04.01.15
Olympic Champion Germany wins Königssee race

Königssee (RWH) Olympic Champion Germany continues to be unbeaten in the Viessmann Team Relay World Cup presented by BMW this post-Olympic winter. The team of Natalie Geisenberger, Felix Loch and doubles duo Tobias Wendl–Tobias Arlt has won the latest relay on the artificial track in Königssee.... [more]

Natural Track News 04.01.15
Patrick Pigneter celebrates victory on home soil in Laas

Laas (PMA) - Patrick Pigneter (ITA) and Ekatharina Lavrentyeva (RUS) are again the winners of second GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track. Both defend their overall World Cup lead after the event in Laas, Italy. Warm temperatures and winds turned the World Cup event into a big challenge for... [more]

Artificial Track News 04.01.15
Felix Loch celebrates 21st victory in individual Viessmann World Cup

Königssee (RWH) Felix Loch has moved back into the fast lane in the heavy snow falling on Königssee. The German Olympic Champion had only made it to the top step of the podium at the opening races in Innsbruck-Igls so far this season. But here in Königssee, at the fourth stop in the Viessmann Luge... [more]

Artificial Track News 03.01.15
Wendl-Arlt with 25th victory in Viessmann World Cup

Königssee (RWH) Tobias Wendl and Tobias Arlt of Germany have begun the new year as they ended the old: the winners of the Sprint World Cup in Calgary have won the Viessmann World Cup on their home track in Königssee for the seventh time in succession. In their 25th victory in a World Cup, the 2014... [more]

Artificial Track News 03.01.15
Fifth season victory for Olympic Champion Natalie Geisenberger

Königssee (RWH) Natalie Geisenberger of Germany has started the new luge year with a victory in the Viessmann World Cup on the Königssee artificial track, which will host the World Championships organised by the International Luge Federation (FIL) next winter. This is the Olympic and World... [more]

Natural Track News 03.01.15
Official Announcement WC Laas

Laas (pma) – Due to warm winds and temperatures up to ten degrees plus it was impossible for the track marshals of the second GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track at Laas (ITA) to prepare the track. The weather forecast for Sunday, 4th January, predicts colder temperatures during the... [more]

Artificial Track News 02.01.15
Alex Gough, Ralf Palik and Geueke-Gamm Winner of Nation’s Cup

Koenigssee (RWH) Alex Gough of Canada, Ralf Palik and Robin Geueke-David Gamm (all GER) are the winner of the Nation’s Cup in Luge in Koenigssee, Germany. At the qualification race for the Viessmann World Cup this weekend (3-4, January 2015) Alex Gough, who finished fourth at the 2014 Winter... [more]

Natural Track News 01.01.15
Greta Pinggera (ITA): "The fans' expectations are high"

Laas (PMA) She is 19 years old and comes from South Tyrol. Greta Pinggera is from Laas, the city that hosts second GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track. At the moment she is placed second in the overall World Cup after being runner-up at the parallel event held at Kühtai, Austria. You... [more]

Artificial Track News 30.12.14
Classic race and world championship rehearsal in Königssee

Königssee (RWH) The Viessmann World Cup is starting the new year with the classic Königssee race, a race which is being held for the 35th time, and which this time round can also be seen as the dress rehearsal for the 2016 Luge World Championships. Although the weekend 3 - 4 January 2015 is only... [more]