Risto Kasurinen

Born in Finland, Risto's career as a young sprinter encouraged him to study at the Sports Institute of Finland where he worked after his studies as a Sports Instructor and Master Activator for several years. Risto authored several fitness books and became a Nordic Walking Head Trainer of INWA (International Nordic Walking Association) and was part of a team that developed Nordic Walking into worldwide fitness phenomena, which now has over 20 million participants.

Risto has always been passionate about creating programs and designing equipment to assist to people to move more and maintain active lifestyles which lead him to the development of Gymstick Original and now the international success of the Gymstick fitness brand. .

Miika Vesalainen