Our Winter Sports Club offers all-season ski jumping possibilities – only an hour away from Berlin in the region Märkisch-Oderland. But not only the unusual location for winter sports make Bad Freienwalde as a place that you’d surely love to visit! Five reasons why.
Reason 1: A unique place – experience ski jumping near Berlin!
It’s hard to believe but Bad Freienwalde is a well-known spot for ski jumping! How is that possible in the snow-poor Brandenburg? Our modern ski jumping facilities, the northernmost in Germany, offers all-season opportunities for training and prestigeous competitions. The tradition goes back to the 1920s. Because of the winter sport activities, chroniclers mentioned Bad Freienwalde as “St. Moritz of the Mark Brandenburg”.
Reason 2: Talent work at its best!
Even with the unusual winter sport conditions in Bad Freienwalde, the club, member of the Federal Ski Union of Brandenburg, provides high-class conditions for the nordic skiing sport. In ski jumping and nordic combined, our coach Stefan Wiedmann, “Trainer of the Year in Nordcic Combined 2019” of the DSV, trains young talents on a professional level. Our juniors belong to the best athletes in Germany and successfully taking part at competitions all over Europe.
Reason 3: German. Polish. Whatever. We live Europe!
The frequent exchange with our ski jumping enthusiastic neighbours is part of the club’s DNA. The Winter Sports Club was created as a European project where athletes from Poland and even other winter sports nations train together or taking part at our popular ski jumping events. Since 2019, a bi-national team with young athletes from Poland and Germany to be developed in Bad Freienwalde.
Zu Gesprächen über gemeinsame Projekte sind @WSV1923BFW-Vertreter zurzeit in #Zakopane zu Gast. Auf dem Foto: Dr. Gunter Frenzel, Günther Lüdecke, Apoloniusz Tajner (Präsident @pzn_pl) und Skisprungikone Helmut #Recknagel. 🇩🇪🇵🇱🇪🇺 #skijumpingfamily #WorldCup pic.twitter.com/gXQKkxnuaD
— WSV 1923 Bad Freienwalde (@WSV1923BFW) January 20, 2019
Reason 4: Passionate commitment and a winter sport family for everyone!
Only together we shape unique winter sports experiences. A key to success of the WSV 1923 Bad Freienwalde is the passionate commitment of its members and supporters. Everyone can bring forward own ideas and spirit into the club which creates a winter sports family for everyone!
Reason 5: Freienwalde is a perfect spot to enjoy outdoor activities!
So fare just talked about the unique winter sports facilities and tradition. But in many regards the little spa-town of Freienwalde is definitely worth to visit! Bad Freienwalde with its medicinal springs have perfect spots to relax as well as for activity holidays – here, where the Oder River meet the Barnim hillscape ridge that creates the image of an uplands region. If you love to hike or having a bike trip, the region around Bad Freienwalde offer you great nature landscapes including wide forest areas to discover. Don’t miss it!
Ein letzter Blick vom Schanzenturm übers #MärkischOderland nach dem freien Training heute. Wir freuen uns auf einen spannenden #DSVNordCup bei uns in #BadFreienwalde! #skisprungschanze #skispringen #brandenburg pic.twitter.com/FkIaX1q1mJ
— WSV 1923 Bad Freienwalde (@WSV1923BFW) September 21, 2019
Hope to see you soon! “Brandenburg’s St. Moritz” is waiting for you!