Hestra gloves are different to any other gloves due to their top quality materials, design, construction and eye for detail. Hestra was founded by Martin Magnusson who began producing durable leather gloves for lumberjacks in 1936, in the small town of Hestra in Southern Sweden. As ski tourism grew rapidly in the area of Hestra, Magnusson realized that skiers needed good gloves, too. For instance Ingemar Stenmark, the legendary Swedish racer, skied to fame while wearing Hestra ski gloves. Due to our location in Denmark, Northern Europe, we are well aware of the necessity of having top quality gloves.