Sports books

Risto has authored or co-authored the following books:

In Finnish

Joukkue vailla vertaa: An oral history of Finland’s 1995 hockey world championship team. Order here. (2005)

Pelaa omalla mailallasi. Co-authored Alpo Suhonen’s book on management, leadership, and nurturing talent. Suomalainen kirjakauppa. (Auditorium, 2015)

Markku Kanerva – Näin valmennan voittajia. A biography of Finland’s national football team manager. Suomalainen kirjakauppa. (Into, 2020)

In English: 

Off the Post: Hockey stories from across the world. A collection of Risto’s posts on On Amazon. (2007)

This is Russia: Life in the KHL – Doctors, bazas, and millions of airmiles. Co-authored Bernd Brückler’s memoir of his three seasons in the KHL. On Amazon. (2013)