If you consider yourself a ski racing fan or are a racer yourself, then the following article in the November 25th New York Times provides a VERY interesting insight on the cream of the crop ski racers and the importance of ski manufacturers who are committed to making fast skis and help them win. Racers mentioned in this article who have ridden on Slytech are:

Ted Ligety

Lindsey Vonn

Julia Mancuso

Enjoy the read…


Published: November 25, 2010

VAIL, Colo. ? Forget podium ceremonies, World Cup trophies or Olympic medals. Perhaps the best way to judge the stature of top Alpine racers is to count the pairs of skis allotted them for testing, training and racing during a year.

Ted Ligety of Park City, Utah, the gold medalist in combined at the 2006 Olympics and a two-time giant slalom overall World Cup champion, said he had used 35 pairs of skis while training here.

Read the entire article here…