Photo: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis
Calgary / Whistler (RWH) The Development Program of the International Bobsleigh & Skeleton Federation IBSF has started in Canada with athletes from nine nations.

The first training camp in Calgary was attended by ten skeleton athletes and eight bobsleigh teams from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Ghana, Jamaica, Israel, Argentina, the Netherlands and Romania. As coaches, Bryan Berghorn (Bob) and Bree Schaaf (Skeleton) were on site for the IBSF, as well as North American Cup Coordinator Nicola Minichiello and Development Coordinator Manfred Maier.

The second training camp is runnung from 24.-29. October in Whistler. The Whistler Sliding Center is venue of the BMW IBSF World Championships from 25.02. to 10.03.2019.

With the Development Program, the IBSF supports small and emerging nations without own tracks and without athletes in the top 25 to 35 in the IBSF disciplines ranking. Participants must be under 24 and take part in other IBSF programs such as anti-doping courses, materials workshops or start trainings. ©RWH2018

Photo: IBSF / Viesturs Lacis

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