ISPO 2018: What We Saw, Noticed and Liked

ISPO 2018: What We Saw, Noticed and Liked

Gear News, Newsfeed
ISPO is huge. No photo or even video could convey ginormous size of the exhibition spread over 16 cavernous halls. It also would not let you forget for a second that industrial heart of the world these days is beating in China. And in India. And in Bangladesh. And Pakistan. [caption id="attachment_6585" align="aligncenter" width="1600"] Marwe had its people dressed in real cool looking vests with multiple pockets. Production perspectives uncertain as Asian manufacturers are only willing to produce in volume [/caption] Since cross country skiing is a niche sport, alas, Asian manufacturers who think in terms of volume, are not yet big in this sector. The things, however, are slowly changing – several Chinese producers had their products on display, mostly entry-level ski boots and rollerskis. ISPO is fundametally different…
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Is He Millionaire Yet?  Klæbo’s Appeal To Advertizers Grows Sensationally Fast

Is He Millionaire Yet? Klæbo’s Appeal To Advertizers Grows Sensationally Fast

Money & Finance, Newsfeed
Johannes Høsflot Klæbo is finishing the year in remarkable style: No male skier before him won seven FIS Cross-Country World Cup titles at the beginning of the season, Welcome to 2017 when titles mean publicity, publicity ((smartly used) means large following in social networks, publicity + popularity translates into big money. Ergo, Klæbo is firmly on his way of becoming the youngest/quickest millionaire ever in cross country skiing in US dollar terms. Because the sport of narrow skis skiing is well behind established sports such as football or tennis, where stars' earnings are almost automatically made public and become a major athlete's badge of honor ( as in “Neymar Jr., yearly salary 36.8 million EUR ") , it is difficult to say for sure what Klæbo is making these days. Which…
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