The German toboggan championships took place on February 8th and 9th at Habnenklee, the well-known German sport and health resort.
GV. Overlooking Hahnenklee.
SV. Dr. Burnit No. 4 (The eventual winner) cleaning his toboggan.
CU. Dr. Burnit.
SV.PAN. No.5. ALBERT KRAUS starting his downward journey.
SV.PAN. Continuing his run.
SV.PAN. No.6. Slagfried's Jordan starting.
SV.PAN. He crushed.
SV.PAN. No.3. JON KORTANEVER starting.
SCU.PAN. Continuing his run.
FR.V. No. 3. finishing.
SV.PAN. No.13. JEFF STRILLINGER (the eventual third) starting.
SV. Child watching.
SV.PAN. No. 13 continuing.
SCU. Lady Spectator.
SV. No. 13. Finishing.
SV. No. 35. KURT BELDA starting his run.
SV.PAN. Continuing his trip.
SV. SPECTATOR AT THE FINISH.
SV.PAN. No.4. Dr. Bernit. (the winner )on his way down.
Fr.V. Dr.Bernit finishes off by crashing.
SCU. Dr.Bernit.being congratulated by No. 5. and officials
CU. Dr.Bernit. with blood pouring from a cut on his nose.
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Background: The German toboggan championships took place on February 8th and 9th at Habnenklee, the well-known German sport and health resort.
Forty-five contenders for the title of German champion for 1958 went four times over the 1250 metres runway in their little toboggans.
The winner was no. 4, Dr Berndt and he becomes champion for 1958. A good second came Fritz Machanan, no 14; and third was Sepp Strillinger, no 13.