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FIM Europe and SML met BRP Management for Snowmobiles Sporting Activities

Today in Rovaniemi (FIN) the BRP Finland hosted the meeting with the representatives of the FIM Europe and the Finnish Federation (SML).
On the table several issues concerning the sporting activities involving the snowmobiles (Snowcross and Enduro): what is the state of the art and how to develop the sport for snowmobiles at national, regional and continental level was discussed.

DSCF2772From the left: Kurt Lungqvist SML Secretary General, Alessandro Sambuco FIM Europe Secretary General, Martin de Graaff FIM Europe 1st Deputy President, Juhani Halme FIM Europe Vice-President, Janne Tapio 2004 and 2005 Snowcross World Champion, Dr. Wolfgang Srb FIM Europe President, Valto Ristimella BRP Finland Director, Sales & Marketing, Tapio Nevala SML President
“Snowmobile sport and also snowmobile leisure and tourism is very important to SML and of course for whole Finland. We are happy that BRP management gave us the opportunity to visit the factory and thankful for the very interesting discussions and new ideas for developing the snowmobile sport”, stated the SML President Tapio Nevala.
“Snowmobiles are very important in the Northern part of Europe; for business, leisure as well as in sport. The visit of the BRP factory, where Lynx and Ski-Doo snowmobiles are produced, was most interesting. It is our aim, together with the Federations and the manufacturers, to give a boost to the sport. I am grateful to SML for arranging the meeting”, stated the FIM Europe President Dr. Wolfgang Srb at the end of the meeting.
More information on the weekend in Finland will be published in the next FIM Europe Magazine.
DSCF2788From the left: Valto Ristimella BRP Finland Director Sales & Marketing, Dr. Wolfgang Srb FIM Europe President, Tapio Nevala SML President

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