Visnews filmed Febl 1 - 2 the Toboggan Championships held during heavy snowfall at Garnisch Germany.
Visnews filmed Febl 1 - 2 the Toboggan Championships held during heavy snowfall at Garnisch Germany. Six nations competed for the "Grosse Preis von Deutschland" (Grand Prix of Germany). The races were for men and women, single and doubles. Each race was decided by four runs down the fast (up to 100 mph) track.
The one-man toboggan was won by Hans Plenk, from Berchtesgaden, Germany. His total time over the four runs was 5:31;36 minutes. The ladies single was won by Hildegard Riepl, from Schliersee, in 5:31;47 minutes, beating runner up Renate Reiter with three seconds. The men's double was won by the couple Josef Lenz/Beer, from Koenigssee in 2:43;78 mins.