ROSSIGNOL

It was in 1907 that is based the French company which will specialise in the manufacture of equipment for winter sports. Its creator, who is a carpenter and a lover of skiing, will develop its first model of wooden skis. The 30s will see the practice of the ski spread in particular by the arrival of new technologies that the brand brings an unde...

It was in 1907 that is based the French company which will specialise in the manufacture of equipment for winter sports. Its creator, who is a carpenter and a lover of skiing, will develop its first model of wooden skis. The 30s will see the practice of the ski spread in particular by the arrival of new technologies that the brand brings an undeniable added value. The year 1937 marks a new turning point in the history of the manufacturer, since it is thanks to his skis Olympic 41 that the skier Emile Allais became world champion.

The popularity of the brand is that you begin. Real spearhead innovation in the sports equipment winter, the brand will contribute to write the first pages of the modern history of skiing in the applicant, in 1941, the patent of the olympic ski. Equipped with this pair of ski was revolutionary for the time, the champion Henri Oreiller became the first French champion of the olympic games. The following decades will allow the brand to consolidate its leading position in terms of pairs of ski boots and it is going to start its international expansion.

In 1964, the French manufacturer brand new a large hit with the release of the Strato1, his very first pair of ski fiberglass. The success is resounding at the global level. Never ceasing to diversify its offer and proposing models of skis for different disciplines of skiing, the brand has positioned itself in the decade of 70 on the market of cross-country skis. Many athletes distinguish themselves in the major competitions, using the hardware of the brand. This is particularly the case during the olympic games of Calgary in the course of which no less than 6 gold medal on the 10 alpine skiing events were carriers of equipment signed with Rossignol.

Always at the forefront of the major developments in winter sports, the brand leader in the early 90's focusing on the area of fixation. To do this, it will acquire a particular brand Look. At the same time and in a context where the snowboard is starting to become very popular, the manufacturer begins to propose models adapted to the discipline of gliding. Used Skis, pairs and quality footwear, etc, the catalogue of the brand is particularly strong.

In 2005, the group Quicksilver completes a buyout of the brand that will be purchased in 2013 by the group Altor Equity Partners. True reference for millions of passionate glide, the brand has a solid base of faithful around the world. Whether it's ski boots, used skis , or clothing for the winter sports, the French manufacturer remains a key player in the sector and continues to offer major innovations to the image of the output of the Sli application Pursuit, which offers the possibility to record its output.

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