Most successful ski industry brands 2013/14
The past World Cup season has been memorable not only for some outstanding competitions, but also for the ski industry brands that have once again demonstrated their excellence and underscored the substantial support they provide for the FIS disciplines.
Fischer first in Cross-Country
The Austrian ski manufacturer Fischer is once again the most successful brand in Cross-Country Skiing. Topping all rankings, including distance and sprint for ladies and men, the global market leader in Nordic Skiing has earned the honour for the seventh consecutive year since the standings have been in place. Among the many famous athletes racing on Fischer equipment are Marit Bjoergen, Therese Johaug (both NOR) and Dario Cologna (SUI).
In the overall rankings Fischer is followed by the French ski and snowboarding brand Rossignol, and the Norwegian ski and ski-equipment manufacturer Madshus.
To view the Cross-Country brand rankings, click here: http://data.fis-ski.com/cross-country/brand-ranking.html
Head first in Alpine Skiing
In the FIS Alpine brand ranking, Head dominated the scene in the overall standings, combining ladies’ and men’s results, tocome out on top for the fourth consecutive time. The sports equipment and clothing company also topped the men’s standings with first places in downhill, super-G and giant slalom.
On the ladies’ side, Rossignol is the number one brand closely followed by Head and Atomic.
While athletes such as Maria-Hoefl Riesch (GER), Anna Fenninger (AUT) and Aksel Lund Svindal (NOR) are racing on Head ski equipment, Lara Gut (SUI), Henrik Kristoffersen (NOR) and Christof Innerhofer (ITA) are, among others, supported by the équipe of Rossignol.
To view the Alpine brand rankings, click here: http://data.fis-ski.com/alpine-skiing/brand-ranking.html