Singers And Musicians: Skiers’ Hidden Talents

Singers And Musicians: Skiers’ Hidden Talents

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Skiing, running, biking, exercising in gym - then back to skiing – many people think that pro- skiers train at every moment in their life, making it difficult to carve out a time for hobbies. The truth is far from it - elite athletes often have hidden talents, including artistic ones! Here are some of the skiers who could be musicians as well as skiers. We need to start with Didrik Toenseth, 2-time world champion in relay. When Norwegians found a grand piano at the hotel in Swiss Davos, Toenset sat down at the instrument and played a melody. His teammates immediately posted a video onto Instagram. Enjoy. https://www.instagram.com/p/BNprYflBuNk/?taken-by=langrennsgtta Finnish World Cup winner Mona-Liisa Nousiainen (nee Malvalehto) is a professional button-accordionist. She was studying at the prestigeous Sibelius Academy and…
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Interview: People Who Make Marwe Rollerskis

Interview: People Who Make Marwe Rollerskis

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The name Marwe stands out in cross country skiing world. Bright yellow/black rollerskis from Finland are used by such a vast array of national skiing and biathlon teams that one would be excused in thinking that Marwe is sponsoring the whole sport. Remarkably, the opposite is true – there are no endorsement deals that became so standard in sport – just a considered choice of so many, who rely on Hyvinkää -produced rollerskis' legendary reliability and ski-like feel. While Marwe products are ubiquitous, very little is known about the company and the people who work there. The Daily Skier have decided that it wouldn't do - and got in touch with the people behind the Marwe rollerskis Meet Marwe's Sales Manager Olli Welander and Paul Fletcher, Marketing Manager. Olli represents…
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