Friends


Our friends tests our products in the toughest of conditions and are an invaluable resource to us in our developing phase. If our products gets two thumbs up, we proceed with the production. But if not, we revise the products and try again. Our friends are the perfect mix of runners, orienteers, adventurers, mountaineers and multi-athletes. If they are happy with our products, we are sure that you will be aswell.

Emelie Forsberg

Sky Runner & Ski Mountaineer

What first began as a hobby has taken our friend Emelie all the way to the top of both mountains and podiums. Her top results and solid-as-a-rock-mentality has turned her into a role model within the growing sports of sky running and ski mountaineering.

François D'haene

Ultra Trail Runner & Champion

Our friend François managed to break the time record on one of Europe’s most mythical and challenging trails, the GR20 in Corsica, in 2016. He ran the whole trail in 31h 6min. Beside his passion for running, he has a passion for wine and runs his own winery.

Tove Alexandersson

Elite Orienteer & World Champion

2017 was an incredible year for our friend Tove. She was ranked world number one in both orienteering and ski orienteering. She started to orienteer already as a child, and still loves the great variation of the sport. She’s in love with New Zealand, a perfect place for amazing adventures.

Ida Nilsson

Trail runner

Winning the Transvulcania ultramarathon has started to become a routine for Ida Nilsson, having secured her third gold medal in a row. In 2018, Ida won the international skyrunning competition “Zegama-Aizkorri”, strengthening her position as one of the top runners in the world.

Mimmi Kotka

Ultra-Trail Runner

Ultra-Trail Runner and nutritionist Mimmi Kotka have  quickly climbed her way to the top, winning several international competitions throughout her career. In 2017, she won the Mont-Blanc 80 km marathon. The next year she won the Madeira Island Ultra-Trail and continues to gain victorys, placing 1st in the MaXi-Race International.

Team Haglöfs SILVA

Top Adventure Racing Team

They won big at the Adventure Races (AR) World Series in Spain in May 2016, and our friends conquered the second place at the AR World Championships in USA (Wyoming) in August 2017. The team have performed on top level for many years and keeps on going with smiling faces.

The Norwegian XC-team

The World's Most Outstanding XC-team

We are the chosen – and very proud – supplier to our friends in the Norwegian XC-team. With profiles like Marit Bjørgen, Heidi Weng, Therese Johaug, Martin Jonsrud Sundby, Sjur Røthe, Maiken Caspersen Falla and Ingvild Flugstad Østberg, they are the world’s most outstanding XC-team.

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