The mini bob in the 1970s
It all began in Kitzbühel in 1970. After many long nights of meticulous tinkering and countless test rides, the mini bob was born. The patent for the "mini bob" plastic toboggan was granted on 4 August 1970.
At that time, Siegmund Loeger would drive his VW bus from sports shop to sports shop to raise the profile of the mini bob. During this time, Semperit in Austria was also taking notice of the new type of plastic toboggan and offered to take on global marketing and mass production. Semperit then proceeded to manufacture and market the mini bob worldwide for three years as the exclusive licence holder.
The triumphant advance of the mini bob had begun...