Henri Pohjolainen

Born in Finland, Henri Pohjolainen started Wings in 1998. Starting as a parachutist and a rigger with the Finnish army, Henri holds a “Master Rigger” rating, and has been involved with creating skydiving equipment since the mid-1980s. His invention of the semi-exposed reserve pilot chute top combined the best of the fully exposed and fully enclosed pilot chute designs. He put himself on the line making hundreds of test jumps, including the world’s first live jump on his semi-exposed reserve PC design.