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]

Artificial Track News 29.12.14
Norbert Loch elected Coach of the Year

Baden-Baden (RWH) Germany’s head luge coach Norbert Loch has been elected Coach of the Year. The German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB) honoured the 52-year-old at its Athlete of the Year gala in Baden-Baden. Headed by Loch, the German luge team won all four Olympic gold medals (Natalie... [more]

Natural Track News 29.12.14
South Tyrolean race week at the start of the new year

Laas (pma) – Second GRM Group Luge World Cup on Natural Track is hosted in Laas, Italy. After the season kick-off at Kühtai, Austria World’s best athletes will compete on “Gafair”-Track in Vinschgau. South Tyrol is the spot of first two GRM Group Luge World Cup Events of the year 2015. Laas... [more]

Artificial Track News 29.12.14
Kastlunger, Kindl and Penz-Fischler are Austria’s champions

Innsbruck-Igls (RWH) Miriam Kastlunger, Wolfgang Kindl and the doubles team of Peter Penz and Georg Fischler have won the Austrian championships in their disciplines. In the men’s singles, Wolfgang Kindl successfully defended the title he won last year. Currently at third in the overall Viessmann... [more]

General News 27.12.14
Vice President Steyrer: “The FIL is comparable to a medium-sized company”

Berchtesgaden (RWH) The International Luge Federation (FIL) has no need to baulk at being compared to a medium-sized company. “In 2013/2014, the FIL processed a total of 4,400 accounting transactions. This is a commercial indication that we are comparable to a medium-sized company,” said the Vice... [more]