German Snowboard national team, collects garbage in the Alps | winter sports

, The German national Snowboard team is committed to sustainability. So, some of the world Cup athletes put in the Berchtesgaden Alps, and found in the Mountain

German Snowboard national team, collects garbage in the Alps | winter sports

, The German national Snowboard team is committed to sustainability. So, some of the world Cup athletes put in the Berchtesgaden Alps, and found in the Mountain Clean Up unusual items.

Berchtesgaden - When Germany's most successful winter athlete of the last season, takes in the pouring rain the trash bag in the Hand and work gloves attracts the second-best Alpine snowboarders in the world, the tongs of unpacking and other Top athletes, trainers and coaches of the German Snowboard national team gather in the Berchtesgaden Alps, is a special day.

Snowboard Germany, as the German Snowboard Association is, had invited them to a Mountain Clean Up. 30 participants said at the Jenner in the Berchtesgaden Alps, the garbage battle. "It is important to keep our nature from which we benefit in the Winter, clean and your what's to return," said spokeswoman Constanze Wagner the action, with the help of the German snowboarders contributed to the preservation of nature.

Among the participants, Ramona Hofmeister was. The 24-Year-old from Bischofswiesen won in the past world Cup season victories as the first German athlete in the overall world Cup in Alpine Snowboard and advanced with six of the world Cup, two Victories in the Mixed and two podiums to the most successful German winter athlete of the season 2019/20. "I think the action is awesome and was instantly. Even if we have presented to us the weather is different, of course, it's super that we the door to the environment and the nature in front of our house a Good thing to do," said the Bronze medalist of Olympic in 2018, and stressed: "the fact That you can lose of ski poles and gloves in the Elevator, I understand. For the rest of the garbage lying around, I have no understanding!“

+ Ramona Hofmeister won in the last Saiso0n the world Cup overall and the discipline world Cup in the Parallel giant slalom.©picture alliance/Peter Kneffel/dpa

With the Jenner Bahn, it went from the valley station to the middle station. The originally planned Route from the mountain station to the middle station had to be changed due to the pouring rain, in the short term. At the middle station arrived, been collected, the first cigarette butts up, marriage is went in the direction of the storage pond to the more unusual finds.

A car tyre in the middle of the forest, a pre box for a fire alarm, iron rods and indefinable metal objects: Even if the type of the collected garbage was unusual, the scope was limited.

German snowboarders collect garbage at the Jenner

Updated Date: 31 May 2020, 03:35

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