Professional
alpine skier

# Redraces

Samu Torsti placed 17th in the
PyeongChang 2018 winter Olympics.
Photo by YLE

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Methodology

Train, race, optimize, repeat

To be the best it’s not enough anymore to just train hard. You have to be smart in your approach and analyze your performance. Gradual strategic improvement of the body, mind and performance is crucial.

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ABOUT SAMU

Samu Torsti born 1991, is from a small town of Vaasa situated on the west coast of Finland. Against all the odds he made his way through the ranks from a small hill Öjberget with only three tracks to the FIS World Cup. Samu participated in the Sochi Olympics in 2014 and attended his second Olympics in Korea 2018.

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Every second, every turn

Time is of the essence and perfecting each turn is critical for winning.

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Progress

2017 hiGHlights

Adelboden World Cup 10th
Europe cup 1st
Europe cup 2nd
Europe cup 2nd
Europe cup 3rd

2014 hiGHlights

Sotchi Olympics 21st
Beaver Creek World Cup 13th

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#redraces schedule

World cup 2018-2019

Sölden (AUT) 28.10.
Beaver Creek (USA) 27.11.-2.12
Val d’lsere (FRA) 8.-9.12
Alta Badia (ITA) 16.-17.12.
Adelboden (SUI) 12.-13.1.
Garmisch-Partenkirchen (GER) 31.1.-3.2.
Bansko (BUL) 22.-24.2.
Kranjska Gora (SLO) 9-10.3.
Soldeu (AND) 11.-17.3.

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partners

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pro gear

SKIS - NORDICA DOBERMANN WC

Developed and tested by World Cup athletes, the Dobermann WC is designed to make even the most impossible turns possible.

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WORLDCUP RACING GS - Leki

Racing is fun with this professional pole. The newly-developed Pro G race grip is slimmer and thus provides perfect traction.

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HELMET - BollE carbon pro

Fully compliant with FIS requirements, the new Medalist Carbon Pro has been designed to meet the demands of the world’s best ski racers.

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