I'm cleaning out my desk, and find the manual for my snowblades yearrrs ago. Yeah i snowbladed, ha... ha. anyways this is what the opening page says:
"For choosing snowblade -thank you-
This product, which has been developed by Salomon, marks the begining of a new generation of gliding and gliding experiences.
This fun and technical concept offers freedom for expressing creativity and imagination for the user who is looking for new experiences."