9. in February 1999, the championship-football league, organized for the last time All Stars -match.
Part of that was the slap shot competition, where the league's toughest shot to take measure of each other and joined also to one women hockey player, Kirsi Hänninen .
He punched the Espoo newly-opened western auto-arena ice radar properly: 129,6 kilometers per hour.
Jaw fell at that stage, when the fire began the kit Pekka Laksola turn and the radar showed the reader allowances 127.3 km/h.
"Kirsi defeated slap shot-Laksola," kick the next day's evening press.
the Boy went right to him, Hänninen remembers with a smile 20 years ago.
no One said anything about it, that its race winning chef!
the Race was won, indeed, the world's strongest chef been dubbed Hansel Osala with the result of 155,8 km/h. HPK:n Erik Agility was runner-up, by 152.9. Osalalla at least had a background as a former hockey junior."yes, I shaved the corners"
Hänninen slap shot is a legend in the Finnish female hockey player in history.
Halfback played Hänninen was so strong shooter, that for two months All Stars -after the match, she was the lady lions ' top scorer in the world championship games in the same arena in Espoo, finland. The fifth match of the power balance was 5+5=10.
Already, the previous year's Nagano olympics, he fired four goals. Most of Hänninen goal from a hard shot a blue line.
What was the secret?
Hänninen remind you that back then it was still wood time.
the Racket was aimed at men and tends to be too rigid. Yes, I shaved the corner off and I got the flexibility, which helped the shot.
I Had been practicing that shot and of course it helped that I have a pretty long frame, so be it lever, 175-foot olympic medalist said.Thank you all!
the lady lions ' attack pattern at that time was very simple: play on the puck line Hänniselle. He was on the ice almost all ylivoimat.
Yes, those places a lot to me to play was, he says with a laugh, humble paint.
– Thanks to all! Enter you came to the right.
In the 1999 world championship games of their intended targets he remembers one in particular. For paint English lead välierää against the united states 1-0. the Petra risk rock the winning start in the back and Hänninen shoot the puck a blink of an eye in. The game clock stopped at the time of 19.58.
They were nice games.
Hänninen was elected to the race of the best your a paki, hmm and constellation court, and the neck hung in the traditional bronze medal.Cancer stopped kirsi Hänninen was elected woman of the Year the nest player in 2000 and 2004. IL-ARCHIVE
Hänninen also played baseball at the top level. Joensuu was born and Jyväskylä set up a racket in the game of many of the talent was selected woman of the Year the nest player in 2000 and 2004. The cabinet bump the two SM-gold.
– I Like to play and own way was nice, as always was the game of the season on top.
I Was fast and a hard hitter.
So, of course.
1999 was in many ways memorable year Hänniselle, because it also tested. In the summer of his mouth they found a malignant tumor.
I Was lucky that it was found in good time. It was at once removed, and after that was nothing.
I Was a little time away from the game and I played already at the end of 1999.Sports does not support
Finnish bat adept tragedy is that a profession that doesn't want to get any, if there is a woman – not in this day and even less in the early 2000s.
Hänninen realized it at a young age.
I Had to start thinking about other careers, he said now.
It's not like any of the men, that if you get to the NHL or KHL in, so, if successful, will be able to support himself for the rest of their life.
Hänninen stopped hockey back in 2002, the 25-year-old, baseball three years later. He had to think of something else to do – something that could also live.
– I will then the structural engineer.top companies
Hänninen leads his own company VRT Finland Oy, which he founded in 2010. It makes the underwater structural inspection of sonar echolocation and develop the software which the measurement results can be utilized more widely.
– a Port, water power plants, bridges, urban beach wall, managing lists of items.
– we Developed the technology, which we can do 3D measuring these structures. We're looking for, if there are possible erosion or damage – they can be fix before it will collapse or bigger damage, what is then more expensive to fix.
the Company employs twenty people. Turnover is kohunnut two million.
This is a bit like running would teams, Hänninen says with a laugh.
– All right. This is freedom, power and responsibility, that the following.Today, Kirsi Hänninen leads to jyväskylä from my own building inspection company. Petteri Kivimäki