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Interview with Leena Jääskeläinen


Leena Jääskeläinen has promoted "sauvakävely" (Finnish pole walking) since the 1960s, especially in the schools. She is also responsible for the first public appearance of Nordic Walking when she walked with ski poles during the Finlandia Walk in 1987.


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Interview with Tuomo Jantunen


Tuomo Jantunen is indisputably the key figure of the launch and development of Nordic Walking. He was the executive director of Suomen Latu association for 30 years and together they have received many national awards and medals of honour acknowledging their successful work on Nordic Walking.


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Interviews with the first two pioneers of Nordic Walking

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