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Polar Electro Celebrates 30 Years Of Innovation

Monday, February 12th, 2007

Kempele, Finland - In 1977 Professor Seppo Säynäjäkangas founded a company to pioneer the development, manufacture and marketing of wireless heart rate monitors for sports professionals. Now, three decades later, Polar Electro celebrates its 30th anniversary as the brand of choice amongst the world’s top athletes and is behind some of the greatest sporting achievements of our time.

Core to Polar’s success is the combination of expertise in electronics, computer sciences and physiology with a deep understanding of customer needs. An unparalleled level of knowledge and experience, gained from 30 years of research and development, coupled with a steadfast determination to continually deliver the most advanced products makes the company truly unique. Continued…

Finnish Biathlon Association Chooses Polar As Official Partner For Heart Rate Monitors

Monday, February 12th, 2007

Kempele, Finland - Polar Electro, pioneer and leading innovator of sports instruments and heart rate monitors, announced today the signing of a partner agreement with the Finnish Biathlon Association that will see Finland’s top national biathlon team use the RS800 system exclusively in training and competition.

Perfect for high intensity endurance sports like biathlon, the RS800 training system will prove an indispensable tool in helping the Finnish team prepare for races. In-built features, such as real-time R-R display and OwnOptimizer, provide the athletes with very clear indications of their recovery status and training effectiveness which is essential in guiding them to safely push for maximum fitness. Continued…