Gough, the reigning World Championship bronze medalist, posted a time of 1:40.922 to beat Dajana Eitberger of Germany by 0.11 seconds for a podium spot in Koenigssee, Germany. Natalie Geisenberger of Germany won the gold medal with a time of 1:40.591, while Tatjana Hufner of Germany won the silver medal with a time of 1:40.696.
In the women's skeleton competition in Winterberg, Germany, Reid posted a time of 1:58.49 and finished only nine one-hundredths of a second faster than Marion Thees of Germany to reach the podium. Elizabeth Yarnold, who won the women's skeleton World Cup in Calgary this past November, won the gold medal with a time of 1:57.53. Noelle Pikus-Pace of the United States was in second place with a time of 1:58.10.
The next women's World Cup luge competition will be in Oberhof, Germany on January 11 with the next women's World Cup skeleton competition scheduled for St. Moritz, Switzerland next weekend.