Vauhti speeds up Fischer skis
Arguably the world’s oldest still functional ski wax producer, Finnish Vauhti Speed, has signed an agreement with the world’s oldest ski manufacturer Fischer Sports.
Finland’s enthusiasm for MMA cannot be caged
The sport that pits two fighters with mixed martial arts experience against one another is taking the world by storm. Now the European Fighting Challenge from Finland is setting out to conquer Europe by bringing it together under the one banner.
Inka Tiitto wins indoor skydiving gold
Inka Tiitto from Finland has won a gold medal at the Indoor Skydiving Championships in Prague.
Amer Sports acquires Queenax
Finnish sporting goods company Amer Sports has announced the acquisition of Queenax, a provider of functional training systems. The acquisition includes both the brand name Queenax and the intellectual property and distribution rights.
Gymnastics event to generate EUR 30 million for Helsinki
The Gymnaestrada gymnastics festival, held between 12 and 18 July, is currently underway in Helsinki. According to the Executive Office of the City of Helsinki, the festival will generate some 30 million euros and international visibility for the Helsinki region.
Finnish yoga app launched a new spinoff
Finnish gaming company Gajatri Studios launched a new breath exercise application, Breath Watch. Company’s prior application Yoga Retreat is the world’s first game based on yoga.
Amer Sports acquires iconic baseball brand Louisville Slugger
Finnish sporting goods company Amer Sports has acquired the global brand, sales and innovation rights to the American baseball brand, Louisville Slugger.
PulseOn gets hearts racing faster
Finnish company, Pulse On, which makes highly accurate, wrist-based heart rate monitors is gearing up for its first full season.
Firstbeat, the Finnish secret behind teams like Manchester City
Firstbeat represents Finnish modesty at its best. The little known company provides technology used by millions around the world – including the English national football team.
Artwave wants everyone on waves
Finland’s reputation as a surf country skyrocketed last autumn – all because of one wave. The first artificial Artwave was surfed on in October, and now Artwave wants to spread the joys of surfing all over the world.
Topspot combines football with creating well-being
Halfway through the noughties, Mikko Perälä met Marko Saranlinna, a football agent of long standing. They shared the idea of improving the lives of people in developing countries through sports. Based on this idea, Perälä and Saranlinna established Topspot in 2011.