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Löffler announced as new German para-Nordic ski team sponsor

People posing. German team wearing Loeffler kit. Image credit: Nordic Paraski Team Deutschland

Yesterday on Nordic Paraski Team Deutschland’s website, the Austrian sportswear company was Löffler announced as new German para-Nordic ski team sponsor, with members of the German team to first wear Löffler undergarments during a World Cup event in Finland next month. The sponsorship deal is scheduled to last two years.

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Earlier this month, the German team wrapped up a five day training camp in Oberhof in preparation for the race in Finland.  Most of the training was at an indoor facility, where skiers practiced skiing on snow, and shooting.  The camp concluded with a race against other skiers on the team.

 

The German team enter the 2014 – 2015 on good footing, after a respectable showing at the 2014 Winter Paralympics.  The Para-Nordic team won several medals including Andrea Eskau‘s pair of gold in the women’s 6km, sitting biathlon and the women’s 5km, sitting cross-country skiing, Anja Wicker’s gold in the women’s 10km, sitting biathlon and silver in the 12.5km, sitting biathlon,

Laura Hale
About Laura Hale (2533 Articles)
Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees.

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