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  • Didier Cuche again on the podium at Kranjska Gora

    February 28th, 2009, Ski

    HEAD racer Didier Cuche shows impressive performance. A week after his triumph at Sestriere (ITA) the Swiss finishes second at the Giant Slalom in Kranjska Gora (SLO).

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  • HEAD NV Announces Results for the Three Months and Year ended 31 December 2008

    February 26th, 2009, Corporate

    Amsterdam – 26th February 2009 – Head N.V. (VSX: HEAD, U.S. OTC: HEDYY.PK), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of sports equipment, announced the following results today.

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  • Cuche wins Giant Slalom Sestriere

    February 21st, 2009, Ski

    Two weeks after becoming the oldest Alpine World Champion in Val d’Isère where he clinched gold in Super-G, Didier Cuche is now the oldest giant slalom winner on the World Cup tour!

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  • Pärson second coup – Podium at Tarvisio

    February 21st, 2009, Ski

    The World Cup stopover at Tarvisio (ITA) proceeds perfectly for the Swedish HEAD racer Anja Pärson. After winning the Super Combined Crystal Globe on Friday, she finished on the podium of the Downhill race only one day later.

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  • Victory for Riesch at Tarvisio – Pärson wins the Combined-Crystal Globe

    February 20th, 2009, Ski

    A double reason to celebrate for the HEAD Racing Team at the women’s alpine World Cup races at Tarvisio, Italy. Maria Riesch wins the Super Combined race, Anja Pärsons strong performance is rewarded with the first Crystal Globe of the winter.

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  • Team HEAD’s Huczek and Ruiz Win USA Racquetball National Doubles Titles

    February 20th, 2009, Racquetball

    Jack Huczek and Aimee Ruiz separately captured National Titles on Sunday at the 2009 USA Racquetball National Doubles Championships at the Arizona State University Recreation Center.

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  • Matías Díaz obtiene el primer título de la temporada acompañado de la nueva pala HEAD Typhoon

    February 16th, 2009, Padel

    El jugador HEAD Matías Díaz obtuvo el pasado 15 de febrero el primer título del año. Matías, que forma parte del equipo del Real Club de Polo de Barcelona, quedó campeón de Cataluña por Equipos de 1ª Categoría.

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  • Conference call to discuss the fourth quarter results for 2008

    February 16th, 2009, Corporate

    Conference call to discuss the fourth quarter results for 2008 will be held on Thursday 26th February 2009 at 15:00 London time.

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  • Fabio Studer finishes third at Red Bull Playstreets 2009!

    February 16th, 2009, Ski

    The health resort as natural obstacle, a cheering crowd alongside the course and 20 distinguished new school skiers from 4 different continents – the spectacle was perfect.

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  • Double victory for HEAD at the Worlds

    February 14th, 2009, Ski

    Germany’s Maria Riesch captured her first gold medal at the Val d’Isère World Championships thanks to a fantastic second run to win the spectacular women's slalom.

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  • Second medal at Worlds for Cuche

    February 7th, 2009, Ski

    At the alpine World Championships Didier Cuche misses his second title by a razor-thin lag. In the Downhill race the HEAD racer wins his second medal and celebrates silver…

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  • Görgl wins Super Combined medal at the Worlds

    February 6th, 2009, Ski

    At the alpine World Championships at Val d’Isère (FRA) Elisabeth Görgl wins a medal. In the Super Combined the HEAD racer finishes third and celebrates the bronze medal.

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  • Didier Cuche is Super-G World Champion

    February 4th, 2009, Ski

    In the men’s opener race at the alpine World Championship in Val d'Isère (FRA) a dream ride brings the gold medal for HEAD racer Didier Cuche, leaving the rest of the Super-G field almost a second behind....

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  • HEAD launches the 2009-2010 paddle collection

    February 3rd, 2009, Padel

    HEAD launches the 2009-2010 collection on the market. Available in stores from February. New moulds, new packaging and new technologies.

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  • Pärson ready for the Worlds

    February 1st, 2009, Ski

    In the last race before the World Championships at Val d’Isère Anja Pärson presents herself in top condition. The Swedish Lady racing for HEAD rushes in the Super-G at Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany to second place….

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  • Riesch finishes her home match on the podium

    January 30th, 2009, Ski

    At the World Cup in Garmisch-Partenkirchen, her hometown of Maria Riesch, makes it on the podium. The HEAD athlete carved to the second place in the Slalom, offering her best chances to win the discipline World Cup.

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  • First podium for Fenninger at Cortina

    January 26th, 2009, Ski

    The young HEAD athlete Anna Fenninger is the big surprise at the races in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. In the Super-G the 19-year old youngster races straight on to the podium

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  • Grete Eliassen carries off silver from X-Games

    January 26th, 2009, Ski

    With best run score of 79 points, HEAD freeskier Grete Eliassen finished women’s Slopestyle competition at the winter X-Games 13 in second place.

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  • Jon Olsson wins Big Air silver at X-Games

    January 26th, 2009, Ski

    Showing off with two perfectly landed Olsson Flips 1080, HEAD freeskier Jon Olsson gained second place in the Big Air finals at the 13th Winter X-Games in Aspen, Colorado.

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  • Görgl races onto the podium

    January 25th, 2009, Ski

    HEAD racer Elisabeth Görgl finishes third at the Giant Slalom in Cortina d’Ampezzo, Italy. After the third place in Aspen earlier this season, this is the second podium for the 27-year old lady from Austria.

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  • Pärson on the downhill podium again

    January 24th, 2009, Ski

    Anja Pärson advances in the race for the World Cup. Finishing third the HEAD athlete races on to the podium on the downhill course in Cortina d’Ampezzo

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  • Third place finish for Hoffmann in Kitz

    January 23rd, 2009, Ski

    HEAD racer Ambrosi Hoffmann starts the speed events in Kitzbühel (AUT) with a third place finish. At the Super-G on the famous Hahnenkamm course the Swiss showed an impressive performance.

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  • HEAD Debuts New Technologies for Squash Line

    January 22nd, 2009, Squash

    HEAD is adding some muscle to its 2009 squash line by introducing the Corrugated Technology™ designed to optimize power and improve performance.

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  • 40th World Cup win for Anja Pärson

    January 18th, 2009, Ski

    Over a year after her last downhill victory, Anja Paerson finally managed to excel again in that specialty and put herself back into the small group of top-favourites for the 2009 Overall World Cup title.

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  • Pärson on the podium again

    January 17th, 2009, Ski

    In the Super-Combined Anja Pärson is still lady to beat. At Altenmarkt-Zauchensee, Austria the HEAD-Athlete scored third, defeating her top ranking ….

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  • Miller on the podium at Wengen

    January 17th, 2009, Ski

    At the classic Downhill race in Wengen (Switzerland) Bode Miller races on the podium. The HEAD racer missed first place only by two tenth of a second….

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  • Riesch dominates in Maribor

    January 11th, 2009, Ski

    Germany’s Maria Riesch improved her own record of consecutive slalom wins today in Maribor catching her fourth race in a row after another impressive demonstration of her skill and her determination.

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  • Team HEAD Racquetball Players Dominate at Junior World Championships

    January 9th, 2009, Racquetball

    HEAD Penn Racquet Sports had an exceptional showing at the 2008 Junior World Championships in Tempe, Arizona. 7 out of 15 members on the Junior National Team being Team HEAD Players and helped the team capture the Junior World Championships.

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  • HEAD Signs Squash World No. 1 Karim Darwish

    January 7th, 2009, Squash

    HEAD proudly presents the endorsement of the Egyptian squash pro and World No.1 Karim Darwish. The partnership became effective on January 1st 2009.

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  • HEAD NV Group Announces Further Restructuring Plans and Changes in Key Personnel

    January 7th, 2009, Corporate

    Amsterdam, 7th January 2009 – Head N.V. Group (VSX: HEAD; U.S. OTC: HEDYY.PK), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of sports equipment, announced changes in key personnel and further restructuring measures. At our Annual General Meeting in May 2009, we plan to propose that Mr. Gunter Hagspiel is elected by our shareholders as our Chief [..]

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  • Maria Riesch - Queen of Snow

    January 4th, 2009, Ski

    At Zagreb, Croatia Maria Riesch crowns herself as the Queen of Snow. The HEAD-Athlete realizes the third consecutive victory in a Slalom-Worldcup and she takes over the lead in the Overall-Worldcup ranking.

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  • Riesch celebrates second season victory

    December 29th, 2008, Ski

    At Semmering, Austria Maria Riesch celebrates her second victory of the season. The HEAD-Racer triumphs in the Slalom and conquers the red leader jersey of the discipline......

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  • Miller races on to the podium at Gröden

    December 21st, 2008, Ski

    Bode Miller claims the podium at the Downhill classic of Gröden, Italy. Despite a light snowfall at the Italian ski resort the HEAD racer finishes second ......

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  • Pärson back on the podium

    December 19th, 2008, Ski

    Sweden’s skiing superstar Anja Paerson won her first competition this season at St Moritz where she clinched a Super-combined event on Friday and grabbed her 39th World Cup victory.

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  • First season win for Maria Riesch

    December 14th, 2008, Ski

    Germany’s Maria Riesch celebrated an impressive victory in today’s slalom raced under snowfall at La Molina, in Catalonia, where she crushed her rivals after two nearly flawless runs down the treacherous slope.

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  • Maier does it again!

    December 6th, 2008, Ski

    Hermann Maier defeats the lead in the Super G Worldcup. Finishing second the HEAD Racer captured the podium again. In Beaver Creek (USA) Hermann Maier skied again right on the podium.

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  • Impressive performance of Riesch in season's first speed contest

    December 6th, 2008, Ski

    In the first women's Downhill race in Lake Louise, Canada, HEAD Racer Maria Riesch captured the podium.

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  • Büchel finishing second in Beaver Creek

    December 6th, 2008, Ski

    HEAD-Racer Marco Büchel missed his first victory of the season 2008/2009 at the Downhill race in Beaver Creek, finishing only 6 hundreths of a second behind the winner on the “Birds of Pray“ race course.

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  • The HERMINATOR is back on track

    December 1st, 2008, Ski

    Hermann Maier scored his first World Cup win in almost three years in Lake Louise’s difficult Super-G on Sunday. The Austrian, who turns 36 next Sunday, achieved an almost flawless run on the demanding ‘Olympic Run’ to bag his 54th World Cup victory.

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  • First World Cup win for Sarka Zahrobska

    December 1st, 2008, Ski

    Almost two years after having stunned the rest of the field in unexpectedly clinching the gold medal at the Åre 2007 FIS World Championships, Zahrobska finally celebrated her first ever World Cup victory.

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  • Görgl comes up strong in Aspen

    November 30th, 2008, Ski

    At the women Giant Slalom in Aspen, HEAD Racer Elisabeth Görgl ties up to her success from last season. After two runs she celebrates third place.

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  • Third place for Olsson in Lake Louise

    November 30th, 2008, Ski

    Swedish HEAD-Racer Hans Olsson captured the podium in the first Downhill race of the new season 2008/2009 – finishing third, only 16 of a hundredths of seconds behind the winner.

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  • HEAD Supports Squash Player Julian Bidlake on Fundraising Quest

    November 20th, 2008, Squash

    HEAD Squash player Julian Bidlake recently represented Ireland at the 2008 Masters Home Internationals in April. At the same time, the 45-year-old from Horsham is working off the international squash court to win a battle of his own.

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  • Miller rocks Slalom in Finland – Second in Levi

    November 16th, 2008, Ski

    HEAD-Racer Bode Miller shoots himself on the podium of the World Cup Slalom in Levi, Finland. Scoring 1:45,28 minutes he only let pass one competitor. With the second place the American is on target for the overall World Cup.

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  • Riesch carves for the podium in Levi

    November 15th, 2008, Ski

    In the very first Slalom of the World Cup season 2008/2009 Maria Riesch carved straight to the podium. In Levi Finland, the HEAD athlete took the third place.

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  • Team HEAD Player Shane Vanderson wins IRT Event in Japan

    November 14th, 2008, Racquetball

    Shane Vanderson, a member of HEAD’s Elite Racquetball Team of National Pro Staff, won the 2008 IRT Japan International Tournament. Vanderson defeated fellow Team HEAD member Tony Carson in the tournament’s championship final.

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