|Sebastian Haupt (age 20) took the gold medal in the Skeleton at the World Cup competition (Jan. 2006) at Koenigsee, Germany. It was his first ever World Cup competition. Look for him at the Winter Olympics in February 2006 at Turin/Torino, Italy. It is official! Sebastian will be on the German National team in the 2006 Winter Olympics. The Men's Singles will be on Feb. 17 at 5:30 pm local time or 11:30 pm EST. Sebastian Haupt finished 9th of 27 sliders at the Winter Olympics in Torino.
Haupt was part of the Gold Medal winning Mixed Team Bobsleigh-Skeleton event in the Feb. 2008 FIBT World Championships at Altenberg, Germany.
Sebastian Haupt is from Winterberg, Germany.
The Skeleton was added back to the Winter Olympics in 2002. It is a head first version of the Luge.