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Casco signs up Swedish Ski Team

Thu, Jul  15, 2010 - By FIS

Casco Nordic EyewareCasco, the popular supplier of Nordic Eyewear, is a new partner of the Swedish distance national team. The partnership means that many skiers in the squad will now utilize Cascos glasses, screens and helmets during training and competition.

Casco had previously individual sponsorship contracts with the Sweden‘s national team members Theodor Peterson and Mats Larsson.

In addition to Theodor Peterson and Mats Larsson Casco also signed contracts with following skiers of the Swedish team:

  • Sandra Hansson, Rustad IL
  • Hanna Seppas, Eksjö SOK
  • Joakim Engström, IFK Mora
  • Lars Suther, IFK Mora
  • Anders Svanebo, Stockvik SF
  • Robin Norum, IFK Umeå
  • Markus Jönsson, Ulricehamns IF/Alliansloppet SK
  • Anton Lindblad, OK Landehof
  • Marcus Johansson, Borås GIF
  • Karl-Johan Westberg, Borås SK
  • Henrik Forsberg, Junior Championships and Swedish roller ski team.

Casco has in recent years taken an increasing share of the market. Among their biggest stars we can find Petter Northug, Ole Einar Bjørndalen and Kristina Šmigun. Casco also provides rollerski helmets to the Canadian Biathlon team.

The US source for glasses, screens and helmets is Chi-Town Sports.

Contributed by Kjell Erik Kristiansen, langd.se, original article HERE.