Today we would like to announce a new member of Nordic Team!
In early 2010, Liz twice equalled the Commonwealth Games A-standard, clearing 4.30m at meets in Perth and Sydney, securing her spot on the 2010 Commonwealth Games Team headed for India in October. Liz is the daughter of pole vault guru Alex Parnov - coach of world, Olympic, world indoor and Commonwealth Games champion Steve Hooker. Liz's sister Vicky is also an Australian pole...
This weekend Nordic Sport covered the Swedish National Indoor Championship in Athletics, which was held in the city of Gothenburg. We are happy to report that Melker Svärd Jacobsson, jumping with Nordic poles, came in second place and won the silver medal in the men´s competition. Malin Dahlström and Alissa Söderberg, both jumping with Nordic poles, won the gold and the bronze medal in the women´s event.
Yesterday Ericsson Globe Arena, Stockholm, hosted XL-galan 2011. The Track & Field competition has been running since 1990, in different shapes. 7 World records and 30 Swedish records have been achieved during these years. More then 9500 spectators watched the athletes compete inside the venue, while thousands of people at home watched the competition on TV.
Nordic Sport provided the inner field with top quality products. Our hurdles, landing pits, starting blocks, cross bars...
I torsdags startade LG Hockey Games i Stockholm. Ericsson Globe Arena stod än en gång som värd för fyrnationsturneringen, samt för utställningen Arenadagarna. Vi på Nordic Sport fanns naturligtvis på plats som en av utställarna i lokalen Valhall, där gäster fick chansen att träffa oss i vår monter. Min kollega Ola och jag representerade vårt företag och många gäster intresserade sig för våra ishockeyprodukter, inte minst våra målburar som vi stolt kan meddela står på isen under hela LG Hockey Games.
Today we have one more new member to Nordic Team. His name is Ben Gregory and he is a Welsh athlete.
He compete in Commonwealth Games for Team Wales, where he scored a personal best in the decathlon of 7383 points, coming 6th overall despite being the youngest competitor.
This included 6 individual event personal bests, one of which was a 5.20m pole vault. He won the pole vault by 40cm, and would have placed 6th in the individual pole vault final with this result.
We have a new member to Nordic Team!
His name is Ari Mannio.
Record 85,70 ( 2009 ), 85,12 ( 2010 ) Finnish Championship 4th (2010) Finnkampen 2nd 2010 (and winner 2009) European
Champion under-22 (2009) World Championship 2nd under-19 (2006) Many Diamond-League events 2010.
We wish to welcome Ari to our team!
Melker Svärd Jacobsson did it again. 17 year old broke his personal best with 15 cm, just 3 weeks after his last PB of 5.30 m.
This time he jumped 5.45 m!! This is amazing!! Melker jumps on our Evo poles.