The bobsleigh Winterberg Hochsauerland is a 1.609 meters long bobsleigh with artificial ice, which belongs to the most modern and fastest bobsleighs in the world. The bobsleigh holds competitions in luge, skeleton, and bobsleigh. Tousands of spectators see the competitions year for year live from up close.
VELTINS supports the annual bobsleigh and skeleton world cup as a sponsor. After being the titel sponsor of the so called ‘International VELTINS-Cup’ for years, VELTINS has been the co-sponsor for the annual bobsleigh and skeleton world cup since 2008. Amongst other things, the brewery C. & A. VELTINS lends its name to one of the turns of the bobsleigh called the ‘VELTINS-Kreisel’.
Other than event sponsoring, C. & A. VELTINS has been supporting the BSC Winterberg through club sponsoring essentialy since 1975. With the help of VELTINS, BSC Winterberg has been able to become one of the leading bobsleigh clubs nationally and internationally.
The sport highlight of the upcoming year will be the ‘Bobsleigh and Skeleton World Cup’ in February 2015.
The bobsleigh Winterberg hostet the FIBT World Cup from the 3rd until the 5th of January 2014. On Friday and Saturday 4.000 spectators watched the final rehersal for the World Cup 2015 in Winterberg, while on Sunday 2.800 spectators celebrated the home victory of the German teams of Sandra Kiriasis with the bobsleigh women and Maximilian Arndt with the bobsleigh man. From a Winterberg perspective, the two spots on the podium of Francesco Friedrich with the bobsleigh four-man were particularly delightful.