2018 Terberg DTS (UK) British Championships

The 2018 Terberg DTS (UK) British Luge Championships took place at the Igls Olympic Sliding Centre in Innsbruck, Austria. The men’s race saw a straight shoot-out between Team GB’s AJ Rosen and Rupert Staudinger, fresh from the 2018 Winter Olympics in PyeongChang. The battle went right down to the wire with Rupert Staudinger eventually prevailing […]

Help get us to the 2019 World Championships

Luge is an unfunded sport in the UK and we rely on the generous support of the British Public and UK based companies to keep us flying the flag at Luge events around the world. The team are currently training hard to prepare for the 2019 FIL World Championships to be held in January in […]

Elsa Desmond trains with Luge Romania

GB’s newest recruit has been preparing for her debut season with some intensive start training in Romania and the Czech Republic. Elsa Desmond will slide for Great Britain for the first time at this year’s FIL World Cup event in Igls, Austria 22-25 November. Under the tutelage of ex-Olympic athlete Bogdan Macovei, Elsa has spent […]

That’s a wrap …

That’s a wrap … the 2016 / 2017 International sliding season is complete. The GB Luge team had 6 athletes on the circuit; Rupert Staudinger, Mark McQuitty, Lucas Gebauer-Barrett, Danielle Scott, Adam Rosen and Raymond Thompson. 5 out of 9 World Cup races were participated in, along with the World Championships in Igls, Austria. Overall […]

PyeongChang Olympic Test Week

The team flew to South Korea in February 2017 for the Olympic test week of the new track in PyeongChang. This trip consisted of one weeks training followed by a week of racing. Corner 9 proved tricky for many athletes and was regularly studied by all nations during training. In total 27 nations and 156 […]

2017 World Championships – Igls, Austria

The 2017 World Championships were held in Igls, Austria on 27-29th January. It was the first time that Great Britain had entered a full team for the Championships, which enabled us to race in the Team Relay event along with the individual disciplines. Lucas Gebauer Barrett stepped up to the senior circuit from the junior […]

Welcome back

Welcome back to the team after a very successful training camp with the Austrian Luge federation. The training camp was a good learning curve for the athletes and moving forward we are aware of many of the things we need to work on as a team. This was the first summer camp with GB luge […]

Austrian summer camp.

Good morning Ladies and Gentlemen. As of Tuesday 24th August the team will be in Austria for the first ever GBLA summer training camp. There is only a handful of us heading out to Austria to soak up the knowledge of the Austrian start coaches, It will be a long hard work for the team […]