Monthly Archives: July 2007

2007 Alpspeed Results

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The 2007 IGSA Alpspeed World Cup in Thun, Switzerland has been a very interesting and dramatic race. With rain threatening the 4-day long event in the late afternoons and evenings starting from Thursday, July 19, 2007, the street luge riders were at the mercy of the wet road during qualifying. During the race however, the weather turned out for the better and the road was dry for the street luge race, with imminent rain looming over the horizon during the consolation and the final. The classic luge race was canceled due to heavy pouring rain that would prove to be … Continue reading

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2007 Almabtrieb Results

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The IGSA Almabtrieb World Championships Street Luge and Classic Luge races featured some really stiff competition on a tight technical course that tested the skills of each rider to the max. 31 Street Luge and 38 Classic Luge competitors raced in six man heats to determine the 2007 IGSA World Champions. Both races were dominated by an increasingly strong French team. Here are the top 16 finishers in each race as well as the Women’s results. Men’s Street Luge Results Gauthier DeKyndt FRA Sebastian Tournissac FRA Jonathan Blotter FRA Loic Zaccaro FRA Beni Weber SUI Yvon Labarthe SUI Edgar DeWit … Continue reading

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