Friday, July 23, 2010


Nordic Walking UK Join New World Nordic Walking Federation

Stop Press News - From Mike Rollason in the UK!

"Nordic Walking UK (NWUK) are proud to announce that we have now joined the World Nordic Walking Federation (WNWF) and will be providing our full support to help create a professional and credible federation representing all aspects of Nordic & Fitness walking, including those involved in delivering and participants.

We hope that our experience in the outdoor and fitness industry can make a
significant contribution to the already vast knowledge of the three founders of
the WNWF".

Mike Rollason
Director - Nordic Walking UK

Note from David: WNWF was established recently by it founders Marko Kanteneva: Tom Rutlin & Mike Gates as an umbrella organisations to "serve" the interests of all Nordic Walking enthusiasts wherever they may live.

David Downer


Three Nordic Walking Legends To Visit UK!


Hot off the press from Mike Rollason (Director)Nordic Walking UK) (

"We're thrilled that in addition to Tom Rutlin's attendance, Marko Kantaneva & Mike Gates have now confirmed that they will be coming to the NWUK instructor conference on the 18th September & British Heart Foundation Walking event on the 19th September.

Everyone is welcome to attend the event on the 19th September in Milton Keynes
to meet these legends and participate in workshops, technique seminars or just
walk with them. Don't forget, this is also a charity event for the British Heart
Foundation and we would ask all attendees make a contribution at the event,

Look forward to meeting you all

Kind Regards

Mike Rollason

This is absolutely HUGE news! What a coup for the UK to be hosting the first
ever meeting of the two biggest legends in our industry Tom Rutlin & Marko
Kantaneva and to get another legend in Mike (Walking Wizard) Gates too -

If you are really serious about Nordic Walking or you are just an ordinary
enthusiasts who likes to support the industry in the best way you can, this if
an opportunity not to be missed!

Wherever you are living in the UK, even if you are living in western Europe this
event is "just down the road" for you. Consider the commitment of these three
industry legends to be there...

- Mike Gates will be flying in from Australia
- Tom Rutlin will be flying in from USA
- Marko Kantaneva will be flying in from Estonia

Start making your travel and accommodation arrangements... and see you there!!

David Downer

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