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Mirko Lahti

Red Bull Crashed Ice Junior World Winner Mirko Lahti Aims to Renew His Championship

The season of the world’s fastest sport on skates went as quickly as the riders on the track, but the speedy competitors have already got their hands full preparing for the start of next season. We chatted with Mirko Lahti, the recently crowned 20-year-old Junior World Championship.


Everyone Can Benefit From Professional Sports Innovation

Read how Fit4theGame utilizes Firstbeat Sports in a gym environment, and has made monitoring and feedback become part of the training experience.

Valparaiso University Women's Soccer

Valpo Women’s Soccer Coach John Marovich: Efficient Training for Peak Performance

Head Coach John Marovich talks about how he and his staff at Valparaiso University have utilized cutting-edge sports monitoring technology from Firstbeat over the past 18 months to help student athletes in women’s soccer reach their full potential.

JJK Jyväskylä

The Game Is for Those Who Know How to Play

This season there’s a new kind of kick going on at Harju Stadium in Jyväskylä. The local soccer club, JJK, earned its way back into the Veikkaus League, Finland’s top competitive league.

Red Bull Crashed Ice

Preparedness is Half the Victory

Downhill gives no mercy – in Red Bull Crashed Ice competition first come, first served. The race starts from a gate, but getting prepared takes the entire season.

Antti Tolvanen

Fierce Race, Speedy Pace

The results of Firstbeat’s Lifestyle Assessment helped ice cross downhill rider Antti Tolvanen investigate the relationship between personal fitness, training, recovery and peak performance.

Personal Trainer Sami Alalauri, Prässi Oy

Live, Play and Recover: NHL Coaching From the Heart

Personal Trainer Sami Alalauri knows hockey and the art of coaching. He can read a player’s mood by the position of his cap. This is hardcore stuff.

FC Vaduz

“I Have Precise Control Over Their Training Efforts in Real Time”

As a daily user for training load, intensity and recovery monitoring, Harry Körner uses the Firstbeat Sports monitoring its full potential.

Botafogo de Futebol e Regatas

Firstbeat Helps Brazilian Soccer Club Botafogo Keep Their Best Team on the Field

Botafogo is among an increasing number of Brazilian soccer teams enjoying the benefits of an increased focus on sports technology. According to team physiologist Manoel Coutinho, a large portion of the team’s recent success are attributable insights provided by Firstbeat Sports.

ERC Ingolstadt

Coaching From the Cloud: New Approaches to Individualized Training Prescription

Maritta Becker, assistant coach of ERC Ingolstadt, is familiar with the challenges of remote coordination, as she prepares the team for the season ahead.