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Werner Rittberger

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Name  Werner Rittberger

Country represented  Germany
Werner Rittberger
Born  July 14, 1891 (1891-07-14)
Died  August 12, 1975, Krefeld, Germany

Werner Rittberger (born 14 July 1891 in Berlin, Germany; † 12 August 1975 in Krefeld, Germany) was a German figure skater.

Werner Rittberger Werner Rittberger and his loop jump Skating Esquire Figure

Rittberger invented the Loop jump in 1910. German (and most other European) figure skaters call this jump “Rittberger”.

Rittberger won the German Nationals eleven times between 1911 and 1928, and the silver medal at the World Figure Skating Championships in 1910, 1911, and 1912. He skated for the Berliner SC club representing Germany.

After World War II he became a figure skating coach in Krefeld.

References

Werner Rittberger Wikipedia


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