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Katja Pantzar

Katja Pantzar is a Helsinki-based writer and journalist who swims in the Baltic Sea almost every day – all year round. Raised in Canada, with stints in New Zealand and England, she is the author of The Finnish Way (Penguin Random House/2018), a bestselling non-fiction book about Nordic well-being, winter swimming, sauna and sisu that has been translated into 24 languages. Her newest book, Everyday Sisu: Tapping into Finnish Fortitude for a Happier, More Resilient Life (Penguin Random House/2022) explores through expert interviews and fact-based information how we can better support our mental and physical health while taking care of each other and our planet. https://katjapantzar.com/
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