Race calendar for the 2024/2025 season on artificial track published

Kalender Kunstbahn, 2024/2025

Berchtesgaden (FIL/19. Feb. 2024) With the final of the 2023/2024 World Cup season in Sigulda, Latvia, just two weeks away, preparations for the upcoming winter are already in full swing. On February 19, 2024, the International Luge Federation (FIL) announced the race calendar for the artificial track season 2024/2025.

A total of nine EBERSPAECHER Luge World Cups are scheduled over a period of just under three months, from the beginning of December 2024 to the end of February 2025. The season will kick off in Lillehammer, Norway, in December, with the World Cup finals taking place in Asia at the end of February 2025. A highlight of the season will undoubtedly be the 53rd FIL World Championships from February 5-8, 2025 on the 2010 Olympic track in Whistler Mountain, Canada.

The calendar planning was developed by the FIL Sport Management in cooperation with the Sustainability Working Group (WG Sustainability). In addition to the climatic conditions and travel routes, special attention was paid to the planning and organization of a joint sled transport for all nations together with the FIL logistics partner DHL.

The world's best luge athletes will open the EBERSPAECHER World Cup series from November 29 to December 1, 2024 in Lillehammer (NOR) and then continue their journey through Europe, with stops in Innsbruck (AUT) and Oberhof (GER). World Cup points will be contested in Tyrol from December 6 to 8, followed by further competitions in Thuringia from December 13 to 15.

The Christmas break will be followed by races in Sigulda, Latvia (January 3 to 5, 2025) and then on the German tracks in Altenberg (January 10 to 12), Winterberg (January 17 to 19) and Oberhof again (January 24 to 26).

After an international training week on the World Championship track, the 53rd FIL World Championships will take place in Whistler (CAN). Immediately afterwards, the world's best lugers will travel to Asia for the last two EBERSPÄCHER World Cups. From February 14 to 16, the eighth EBERSPAECHER World Cup will be held on the 2018 Olympic track in PyeongChang, Korea, and the World Cup final is also scheduled for one week later in Asia. The track for the final will be announced shortly.

The artificial track racing calendar for the 2024/2025 season promises exciting competitions and thrilling action on the world's most renowned luge tracks. Fans can look forward to an exciting season with the best lugers in the world.