Cartel National rider Markus Haka's hometown of Oulu lies only 100km south of the Artic Circle. Unfortunately, the weather in the north of Finland is anything but arctic right now. So for now it's slushy laps on Rusko's yellow snow for Markus and his Pocketknife.
National Cartel rider Markus Haka's season has been stop and go so far this winter. Finland has experienced unusually warm weather this winter which caused his local resort to shut. Now the lifts are running again it's time to double-time those park laps.
It was a cool October evening and there was a crisp chill in the air. The Zamboni driver at Helskini's Ice Rink was going about his daily business, stone faced and bored like any other night, emptying useless ice into the yard. How could he know that people were watching.
New team signing Markus Haka from Oulu in Finland has had a busy week. Two weekends ago he was in Helsinki filming for Amplid's new commercial and last weekend he was representing Amplid at the Board Expo Rail Jam.
Last night, while the rest of Europe was enjoying an extra hour of sleep, Amplid's team riders were out filming for a new Amplid commercial which will go live on Youtube in November.
Markus Haka is one of the Amplid Ambush Academy riders who really impressed the Cartel over the last season. When Markus sent us his season edit with him dominating the Finnish streets on his Amplid LoBro, we just had to post it. From gnarly POV transfers to closeout down rails this edit is quality.
We like to sensationalize our posts a little to give the ARC blog that British tabloid feel. In actual fact Finnish Academy rider Markus Haka is in the final of YoBeat’s People’s Court and needs your votes to win sponsorship from optics manufacturer Arnette. If the crime Markus is guilty of is being one of [...]