On April 4th to 6th 2017, Chinese President Mr.Xi Jinping and his wife visited Finland. The president of Finland Sauli Niinisto, who is about 70 years old, is a big fan of skating sports, good at both ice skating and inline skating, and often shows up in inline skating or ice skating leagues of Finland. Mr.Xi Jinping gave the SR-11 speed skates as gift for the hosting President: the model became the first “National Gift Skate" and COUGAR the first national gift roller skating brand in China diplomatic history.
The SR-11 was made by top raw materials, combined with the exquisite craft, and designed in blue and white, representative of blue sky and white cloud, the Summer Lake and snow in winter, that are the colours of Finnish national flag. With the embroidery of president name on the belt, it shows the best Honor and Glory.
COUGAR have made the same copy version of SR-11 after the “National Gift” events and put it in the Nanjing Roller Skating Museum. The “National Gift” event brought a lot promotion for skating world in China where all our discipline are quite widespread and everybody seems to be crazy about skating.