The FIBT World Championships, part of the Fédération Internationale de Bobsleigh et de Tobogganing (FIBT - International Bobsleigh and Tobogganing Federation in (French)), have taken place on an annual basis in non- Winter Olympic years since 1930 . A two-man event was included in 1931 with a combined championship occurring in 1947 . Men's skeleton was introduced as a championship of its own in 1982 while women's bobsleigh and skeleton events were introduced in 2000 . Both the women's bobsleigh and skeleton events were merged with the men's bobsleigh events at the 2004 championships. A mixed team event with bobsleigh and skeleton was introduced in 2007 .