Liechtenstein Bobsleigh Federation opens mobile push track
The first demonstration training was guided by bobsleigh pilot and push coach Beat Hefti from Switzerland, 2014 Olympic silver medallist in 2-man bobsleigh and five times European Champion. „This push track is perfect to learn how to push a sled and how to get in“, said the federations head of sport Srecko Kranz in a press release. „The mobile track also allows us to demonstrate the sport at public or company events and promote bobsleigh“, added president Iwan Ackermann.
In the matter of training, the Liechtenstein Bobsleigh Federation also cooperates with the German federation BSD (Bob- und Schlittenverband für Deutschland). „We want to get four runs at Olympic Games and World Championships and two runs at European Championships, Europe and World Cup – for that we have to be in the Top-20 in the world“, said Srecko Kranz. Additionally, the countries bobsleigh rookies aim to compete at the 2020 Youth Olympic Winter Games in Lausanne, Switzerland. ©RWH2017
Photo: Bobverband Liechtenstein - l
Left to right at the sled: Liechtenstein Bobsleigh Federation president Iwan J. Ackermann, push coach Beat Hefti and Andrian Hasler, Liechtensteins Head of Government