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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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  • HEAD NV Announces Results for the Three and Nine Months ended 30 September 2008

    November 13th, 2008, Corporate

    Amsterdam – 13th November 2008 – Head N.V. (VSX: HEAD; U.S. OTC: HEDYY.PK), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of sports equipment, announced the following results today. For the three months ended 30 September 2008 compared to the three months ended 30 September 2007: - Net revenues were up 0.3 % to € 93.1 million - Operating [..]

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  • Release Q3 2008 results

    November 13th, 2008, Corporate

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  • Anders Backe finishes 2nd at Monsterpark Invitational in Gstaad

    November 10th, 2008, Ski

    On the „Big Mama“ at Glacier 3000, 32 of the best Freeskiers from 8 countries competed at the Monsterpark Invitational. The event, one of the first of the season, gave riders the chance to assess their current skill level. All worked hard and gave it their best shot. Top riders and rookies alike demonstrated their true skills. The event on [..]

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  • Miguel Lamperti and Matías Díaz Capture International Paddle Title in Salamanca

    November 10th, 2008, Padel

    Miguel Lamperti & Matías Diaz won their first title in the Padel Pro Tour in Salamanca. After a very tough match in semifinals (5-7 7-6 6-3) against Agustín Gomez Silingo and Maxi Grabiel (nº5) they jump up into their fourth final in the Padel Pro Tour.

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  • Miguel Lamperti racquet-testing in Alicante

    November 3rd, 2008, Padel

    Miguel played the Padel Pro Tour tournament in Alicante with a new paddle racquet. What is this orange paddle racquet?

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  • HEAD Penn Launches Racquetball Page on Facebook

    October 31st, 2008, Racquetball

    HEAD Penn announced the launch of its Racquetball Facebook page, giving racquetball fans the opportunity to discuss and learn about HEAD and Penn’s technology and products, post videos and images, and discuss all aspects of the game with other players.

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  • Conference call to discuss the third quarter results for 2008 will be held on Thursday 13th November 2008 at 15:00 London time.

    October 31st, 2008, Corporate

    Amsterdam, Friday 31.10.2008. HEAD Chairman and CEO Johan Eliasch will host a conference call on Thursday 13th November 2008 at 15:00 London time (10:00 New York). They will discuss HEAD’s results for the 3 months and 9 months ended 30.10.2008.

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  • Miguel Lamperti and Matías Díaz at the Tennis Masters Series in Madrid

    October 28th, 2008, Padel

    During the Master Series of Madrid, Miguel Lamperti and Matías Díaz, nº4 at the Padel Pro Tour Ranking, did a really exciting exhibition at the tennis courts.

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  • First race – First podium for Didier Cuche

    October 27th, 2008, Ski

    HEAD-RACER Didier Cuche starts brilliant at the World Cup Opener by finishing second in the Giant Slalom in Sölden Austria

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  • HEAD World Cup Rebels – Their prey is made from crystal

    October 23rd, 2008, Ski

    They are among the best in Alpine skiing and some of the most fascinating characters in the World Cup circus: the HEAD Racing Team has been strengthened by prominent members and is once again striving for top rankings in 2008/2009.

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  • Lamperti and Diaz reach third Padel Pro Tour Final in 2008

    September 15th, 2008, Padel

    HEAD players Miguel Lamperti and Matías Diaz reached their third final in the III Internacionales de Mérida, a tournament of the Padel pro Tour.

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  • Team HEAD’s Thoerner and Ruiz win World Doubles Championships

    September 9th, 2008, Racquetball

    Jason Thoerner and Aimee Ruiz separately captured World Racquetball Titles at the 2008 International Racquetball Federation’s (IRF) World Racquetball Championships.

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  • Legendary Cliff Swain Returns to HEAD Penn Racquet Sports

    September 9th, 2008, Racquetball

    HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is proud to announce the return of one of racquetball’s all time great players to its family of playing professionals. Six-time Men’s Professional World Champion Cliff Swain has signed a long term contract.

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  • Junior Racquetball Champion Sharon Jackson Signs Contract with HEAD Penn Racquet Sports

    September 9th, 2008, Racquetball

    HEAD Penn Racquet Sports is proud to announce the signing of Sharon Jackson to a long term contract to exclusively use equipment from HEAD.

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  • Welcome to our new Paddle Website

    August 25th, 2008, Padel

    HEAD recently launched its new and improved web site.

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  • HEAD and Squash Pro Ashour end contract

    August 19th, 2008, Squash

    HEAD and internationally renowned squash player Ramy Ashour recently announced the decision to cancel their three-year partnership agreement.

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  • Top Freeskier Jon Olsson aims to become the most versatile skier of the world

    August 18th, 2008, Ski

    At the moment Jon is training with Bode Miller and the HEAD Racing team in NZ. He takes his Racing activities very seriously and after he had won a FIS race in New Zealand the skiing world is astonished about how he can be so fast after he was only focusing on Freestyle for the last eight years. In order to keep up with his freeskiing competitor [..]

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  • HEAD NV Announces Results for the Three and Six Months ended 30 June 2008

    August 14th, 2008, Corporate

    Amsterdam – 14th August 2008 – 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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  • 2008 Junior Olympic Championship Player Recap

    August 6th, 2008, Racquetball

    Once again Jr. Team HEAD DOMINATED the 2008 Junior Olympic Championship event held June 24-29 in Concord, CA. We are VERY proud of not only those kids who won a medal, but to EVERYONE who played and represented HEAD Penn Racquet Sports.

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