Foundation Ambassadors

The ambassadors of the Börje Salming ALS Foundation are Daniel Alfredsson, Micael Bydén, Rolf Edberg, Rasmus Sandin, Valter Skarsgård and Ingemar Stenmark. The ambassadors work to spread knowledge about ALS and raise money for research and support for relatives.

Films with our Ambassadors

Get to know the Foundation's ambassadors, how they knew Börje Salming and why they are involved in the fight against ALS.

Valter Skarsgard

Valter Skarsgård met Börje Salming several times before and during the filming of the Viaplay series The Journey of a Legend.

As an ambassador for the Börje Salming ALS Foundation, Valter wants to spread knowledge and awareness about the disease and contribute to more money for ALS research.

Micael Bydén

Commander-in-Chief Micael Bydén became a close friend of Börje Salming and visited, among other places, to Toronto together.

In his role as commander in chief, Micael Bydén has met several colleagues who have suffered from ALS and as ambassador Micael wants to join the fight against the disease.

Rasmus Sandin

Rasmus Sandin of the Washington Capials, formerly of the Toronto Maple Leafs, is an ambassador for the Börje Salming ALS Foundation.

Rasmus met Börje ahead of his move to the Toronto Maple Leafs and wants to be involved in spreading knowledge about ALS and raising money for research to, just like Börje said: Stop this crap.

Foundation Ambassadors

The ambassadors of the Börje Salming ALS Foundation work to spread knowledge about ALS and raise money for research and support for sufferers and relatives.

Daniel Alfredsson
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Daniel Alfredsson

Daniel Alfredsson has played 18 seasons in the NHL and is now part of the Ottawa Senators coaching staff.

Daniel Alfredsson faced Börje several times during his career, both on and off the ice.

Sveriges överbefälhavare Mikael Bydén är Ambassadör för Börje Salming ALS-stiftelse
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Micael Bydén

Micael Bydén is Sweden's commander-in-chief and a long-time friend of Börje Salming.

In his role as commander-in-chief, Micael has met colleagues and friends who have been affected by ALS.

Rolf Edberg är Ambassadör för Börje Salming ALS-stiftelse
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Rolf Edberg

Rolf is a Swedish hockey player who has played for several teams, one of them is AIK.

He has personal experience of what ALS means as a relative. Rolf Edberg's wife, Anna-Kari, was affected by ALS in 2016 and died a few years later.

Börje Salming kramar om Rasmus Sandin
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Rasmus Sandin

Rasmus is a hockey player in the Washington Capitals and previously in the Toronto Maple Leafs.

When Rasmus started the season in Toronto, he met Börje Salming.

Valter Skarsgård är Ambassadör för Börje Salming ALS-stiftelse
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Valter Skarsgård

Valter Skarsgård is an actor and has, among other things, played the role of Börje in the Viaplay series The Journey of a Legend.

Börje was involved both in choosing Valter for the role and during the recording.

Ingemar Stenmark är Ambassadör för Börje Salming ALS-stiftelse
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Ingemar Stenmark

Ingemar Stenmark is one of the world's most prominent in slalom and giant slalom.

Ingemar was a close friend of Börje and of the Salming family.

An Evening for Börje

Watch the videos with the ambassadors during An Evening for Börje 2023

Valter Skarsgard

Valter Skarsgård, Ambassador Börje Salming ALS Foundation, talks about the hard training for the role in the Viaplay series about Börje and about the first meeting with Börje.

And finally, Helen Sjöholm and Tommy Körberg sing a duet for the audience at Berns.

JO Waldner & Micael Bydén

Can Sweden's overachievers get a world star in table tennis on a fall? Perhaps with the help of Mats Sundin and Nicklas Lidström.

Micael Bydén faces JO Waldner in the doubles during A Night for Börje.

Mats Sundin & Nicklas Lidstrom

About the childhood idol and mentor Börje and the path to the NHL. Mats Sundin and Nicklas Lidström talk about what Börje has meant to them and why they work in the Börje Salming ALS Foundation.

In addition, a greeting from Bill Daly, NHL Deputy Commissioner, to all those involved in the fight against ALS.

News about the foundation's ambassadors

Here you will find articles about the ambassadors of the Börje Salming ALS Foundation.

Commander-in-Chief Micael Byden wearing his uniform

Mar 13, 2023

March 13, 2023

Micael Bydén is ambassador for Börje Salming ALS Foundation

Sweden's Commander-in-Chief, Micael Bydén, becomes an ambassador for the Börje Salming ...

Rolf Edberg in front of the camera

Feb 16, 2023

February 16, 2023

This is how Rolf Edberg works as the Foundation's Relatives Ambassador

Ulla-Kari and Rolf Edberg scored almost half a century together.

Valter Skarsgard in front of the camera

Feb 10, 2023

February 10, 2023

Valter Skarsgård is an ambassador for Börje Salming ALS Foundation

Actor Valter Skarsgård is an ambassador for the Börje Salming ALS Foundation.

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Promising applications for research grants to Börje Salming ALS Foundation

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Promising applications for research grants to Börje Salming ALS Foundation

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Promising applications for research grants to Börje Salming ALS Foundation

At the beginning of September, the Memory Golf was held at Ågesta Golf Club. New for this year is the collaboration...

The Börje Salming ALS Foundation helps to find a cure for ALS