Pyry Tamminen’s design works have been shown in exhibitions worldwide since 2000. He received his master of arts (MA) degree from the Aalto University School of Art and Design in 2010. He was awarded the Young Designer of the Year prize by Design Forum Finland in 2002 and has received numerous grants from the state of Finland and private foundations. Tamminen holds several positions of trust in cultural organizations, and many of his public commissions can be found around Finland. He has given lectures and made study trips in the US, Mexico, Japan, Germany and Russia.
Pool Sprint is an innovative water sports, which takes running to new extremes and on a wholly new level; its training method and equipment have been invented and developed by Pyry Tamminen. The special running mat and shoes enable maximum performance and running in the water by providing good grip for the feet at the bottom of the pool. The equipment used in Pool Sprint are patented (Pat. pending). Water provides efficient resistance to the runner, thus making Pool Sprint an extremely effective and interesting alternative to other exercise and top sports. It is perfect for those who wish to explore their physical limits in their daily exercise routine. Pool Sprint fits the busy lifestyle perfectly. Pool Sprint is the new era of running.