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Kalle Markus Palander is a Finnish alpine skier, the most successful male Finn ever in the sport.
In 1999 Palander won the world championship in slalom. He also won the Alpine skiing World Cup in slalom during the 2002–2003 season, and was fourth in the overall standings. Palander has also been successful in giant slalom. He is known for his relaxed attitude and for wearing a red tuque instead of a helmet when participating in slalom competitions.