Man Who Made Helmet Cool. Part 2

Man Who Made Helmet Cool. Part 2

Gear News, Newsfeed
In Part 1 we have tried to relay our fascination ( and appreciation) with what Olav Hagen, a retired Norwegian policeman, did and still is doing to the world of skiing: making it wear helmets. Because helmets are not just useful - they are cool. Actually, make it super cool. Klaebo-level cool! [caption id="attachment_8498" align="aligncenter" width="1152"] Hagen posing in front of Catlike promo poster with Klaebo. Do you need any - any - other reason to buy one? [/caption] Now we give stage to Olav himself to explain in his own words - The Aramid roll cage of Catlike Mixino is one of the keys to a safe and very light helmets. This is basically Kevlar that is as strong as steel and is used in ballistic vests, aerospace construction…
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Stay Fashionable On Course – Like Norwegians

Stay Fashionable On Course – Like Norwegians

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DailySkier.com contributor Oda Bekkestad shares her views on how Norway leads the world on marketing in cross country skiing. ….The other day my editor emailed me explaining how fascinated he was with how fashionable the Norwegian skiers are. Catlike helmets and Oakley shades are all the rage when it comes to accessorizing your outfit out on the course. Whatever Northug wears, we want to wear, right? How have these trends come about and why are sportswear important to us? https://www.instagram.com/p/BjcaZYAlYdt/?taken-by=jantelov1 In Norway you rarely see skiers without Oakley shades on race weekends. The brand has become extremely popular after Petter Northug started wearing the bright shades a few years back. A pair of Oakley shades retails for about $200 dollars, depending on lens and design, so the trend isn’t particularly…
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