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Lönn, Finland: “Everyone in the National Team can choose freely what kind of armour set to use”

Lönn, Finland: “Everyone in the National Team can choose freely what kind of armour set to use”

    In our National Team everyone can choose freely what kind of armour set to use. I have opted to get a lightweight splint mail for my arms and legs and brigandine for my torso. My set is dated back to the end of the 14th century and middle Europe. I have chosen that time because I like the movability of those kinds of armour.   I think that…

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Lönn, Finland: “Prague has rich history and many spectacular sights”

Lönn, Finland: “Prague has rich history and many spectacular sights”

    I think it's a great place to hold an event such as the World Championship in HMB “Battle of the Nations”-2015. Prague has a rich history and many spectacular sights, which fighters can visit after the battles.   Team Finland is anxiously waiting for the information concerning what historic site will be chosen as the exact venue of “Battle of the Nations”-2015.   We can`t wait to visit…

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Lönn, Finland: “I have a lot of faith in Finnish fighters and I promise a good fight to any team”

Lönn, Finland: “I have a lot of faith in Finnish fighters and I promise a good fight to any team”

    This year everyone who wanted to join Team Finland at “Battle of the Nations” could do so, because there was only a handful of fighters in the whole Finland. And we all had the worst armour imaginable…   After “Battle of the Nations”-2014 we have improved our gear immensely and trained hard. Our fighters also participated in “Dynamo Cup” in Moscow and “The Rise of Knight” in Berlin…

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Lönn, Finland: “Our motto was “Never give up!”

Lönn, Finland: “Our motto was “Never give up!”

    Everything is possible if you believe it and apply efforts to make your dream come true. It was one of the most important lessons our team learned after the World Championship in HMB "Battle of the Nations"-2014.   When we decided to take part in the tournament, we had only four months to prepare. In addition, we did not have sets of armor and weapons, and most importantly,…

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Juri Lönn, Finland: “We united and worked as a single unit”

Juri Lönn, Finland: “We united and worked as a single unit”

    This year, our team was not able to arrive with a support group, and it was difficult without those guys. We knew that we would need both moral and physical support, knew that our fighters would need someone to help them with putting on armor, bringing water... Unfortunately, we had too little time before the HMB World Championship "Battle of the Nations"-2014 to prepare our support team. But…

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The best debutant of “Battle of the Nations”-2014

The best debutant of “Battle of the Nations”-2014

    A winner of the "Best combat debut" category was chosen at the HMB World Championship "Battle of the Nations"-2014.   The Tournament Committee of the Championship decided on the matter. The Committee chose the winner from eight contenders, namely national teams of Mexico, Croatia, Finland, Switzerland, Moldova, Friesland, Serbia and Scotland.   The main criteria for selection of the winner were the following:   - grid results of…

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Juri Lönn: “This trip really made us battle brothers for life”

Juri Lönn: “This trip really made us battle brothers for life”

  Among the old teams, which participated in the fifth “Battle of the Nations” spectators were managed to see new and enthusiastic teams. And one of them is National team of Finland. Fighters of which gave us an opportunity to witness their debut on the world list at the “Battle of the Nations”. This team has just appeared in the HMB movement, but the fighters showed awesome results. Moreover, they…

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