The Et Purus is created by sculptor Sassona Norton, New York, USA who's idea was chosen in competition with other internationally renown sculptors. One of Sassona Norton's most famous sculptures is a 9/11 memorial monument.
It is a sculpture and symbol conveying the message of pure health and clean sports. It is created to honor the legacy of Professor Arne Ljungqvist, who has devoted his life long career for the sake of athletes' health and the basic fuoundation of all sports – fair play.
The victory finger – a sign used everywhere
The hand gesture is used by people everywhere – intentionally and unconsciously. By young and old, girls and boys, women and men, in sports and on the streets, for fun and when being serious, by pop artists and their raving fans, by dancers, preachers, parents and kids. It is available as Emojis for billions of people in smartphones and social medias. It is portrayed by celebrities, cartoon and movie characters and by politicians. Anybody and everybody own the popular gesture.