HEAD are delighted to announce that 31-year-old Austrian Speed specialist Georg Streitberger is to join the HEAD World Cup Rebels. Streitberger is a proven World Cup winner with two World Cup race wins in Super G to his name to date.
On announcing the agreement, HEAD World Cup Rebels Race Manager, Rainer Salzgeber said: “Streiti is a great addition to our team. I have been wanting to add an Austrian to the speed team and here he is now.”
Streitberger added: “In the last couple of years HEAD celebrated great results in the speed disciplines. I am happy to be part of this team now and to take the chance to establish myself among the world’s top racers in Super G and Downhill.”
Streitberger comes from Maishofen near Saalbach Hinterglemm in the Salzburg Region of Austria and made his World Cup debut in 2000 in Bormio, Italy. Alongside his two World Cup wins in Super G, Streiti has also twice been on the podium in the World Cup in Super G and has a total of 17 World Cup top ten results in Downhill (8) and Super G (9). In 2000 he also won the World Junior Giant Slalom Championship Gold Medal.
Streitberger has joined on a two-year contract and will use HEAD skis, boots and bindings. CEO of HEAD, Johan Eliasch added: “I welcome Georg to the HEAD Race Team. He is a great addition to our team.“