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MEDALS: USTA 87TH ANNUAL ASHEVILLE OPEN | TENNIS CHAMPIONSHIPS

Upping their game… New this year for the USTA 87th Annual Asheville Open | Tennis Championships: Custom handmade gold and silver medals by Kiitella. Laser cut solid steel and brass, satin polished, metal-printed logos riveted in the center.. and of course, all in the form of a tennis ball. See event photographs by Adrian Etheridge Photography.

 

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 and is filed under Blog, Latest Projects

AUDI POWER OF FOUR MEDALS – NEW TRIPLE CROWN!

Aspen/Snowmass Audi Power of Four medals: Kiitella’s signature laser cut steel plate adorned with welded bicycle chains (used) for the Mountain Bike races and eyelets with shoelaces for the Trail Runners. And new this year… the Triple Crown! The top finishers of the three combined Power of Four races—SkiMo, Trail Run & Mountain Bike—receive the “gold” medal: laser cut brass, satin polished, with the metal-printed logo riveted in the center and completed with mountaineering cord. A coveted medal for the hardcore racers.

This entry was posted on Thursday, August 2nd, 2018 and is filed under Blog, Latest Projects

Mountain Medallions: American Alpine Club Presents Mountaineering Excellence Awards

Danika Gilbert with dear friend Indigo

At the American Alpine Club 2018 Excellence in Climbing Celebration, Hall of Mountaineering Excellence inductees were celebrated & presented with Kiitella-made custom steel mountain medallions. Congratulations to: Danika Gilbert (always exciting to see a friend receive an award!), David Roberts and Doug Chabot. See the medal

This entry was posted on Wednesday, June 20th, 2018 and is filed under Blog, Latest Projects

UCLA Swim & Dive Trophies

Kiitella’s custom steel trophies were this year’s take home for the top student-athletes on the Women’s UCLA Swim and Dive Team. John Wooden’s Pyramid of Success, UCLA Bruins’ guiding philosophy, rivets sweetly in the center, with the winner and award names boldly hand-stamped on a pewter plate below…

See the trophies

This entry was posted on Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 and is filed under Blog, Latest Projects

Aspen Snowmass Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering

24 Miles. 10K Vertical Rise. Pure FUN for the hard-core. The annual Audi Power of Four Ski Mountaineering race, at Aspen Snowmass, is this Saturday… and shiny Kiitella medals await the podium finishers. Note 1st place medals pay tribute to vintage ski pole baskets.

This entry was posted on Wednesday, February 28th, 2018 and is filed under Blog, Events, Latest Projects

2018 AMERICAN ALPINE CLUB CLIMBING AWARDS

On February 23-24 Boston will host the 2018 Annual Benefit Dinner for the American Alpine Club (AAC). The AAC’s most prestigious yearly event honors those making outstanding achievements in conservation, climbing and mountaineering. This year’s honorees: John Roskelley, Alex Honnold, Ellen Lapham and former U.S. Secretary of the Interior and accomplished climber Sally Jewell. (Can we have her back please?)

More info

This entry was posted on Monday, February 19th, 2018 and is filed under Blog, Events, Latest Projects