Finnish cross-country skier who earned a precious metal medal on the 1932 Wintertime Olympics within the 50 km event. He gained his first silver medal in International Competition on the 1929 Globe Championships. He gained a complete of six medals within the FIS Nordic Globe Skiing Championships from 1926 to 1934. He grew up as an just kid in Martinsaari, Finland. He competed within the 1932 Olympics, as do four-time Olympic Champ swiftness skater Ivar Ballangrud.