Amer Sports boosts US presence with leading brand
Finnish Amer Sports has taken another step forward in its acceleration strategy in the USA, after acquiring EvoShield.
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.
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 wellbeing
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.
Finnish experts guarantee snow in Sochi
The Finnish company Snow Secure will make sure there is plenty of snow at the Sochi Winter Olympics in February, no matter the conditions. Two other Finnish companies, Onninen and All-Weather SnowTek, are also prepped for the snowy task.