• The concept
  • Mise à jour Nov 27, 15 18:33:52

The concept

The concept

The concept

Unique and intensely personal, these skis illustrate the encounter between an individual dream and an expert talents. In front of the wide offer, find skis fitting his legs requires phenomenal patience and perseverance and may take as long as a skier life. When one is willing to practice skiing with total passion en route to perfect achievement and utmost pleasure then the highest priority is to own an authentic product mixing art and technology...

In its 23-year career as a researcher at Rossignol, Alain Zanco has developed hundreds of prototypes of an extraordinary diversity and has 50 patents to his credit. This work in the shadow projectors allowed to contribute to the most tremendous track record of brand palmares on the track World Cups and Olympic Games. This is the test, the analysis, the measurement of thousands of pairs of skis from all brands and all the prototypes made during his career which now allow Alain Zanco to create true single ski.

The manufacture of AZ skis is entirely handcrafted, handmade by Alain Zanco himselfin his "Atelier", with the smells of wood, varnish, ... Nature has given usa natural composite material unmatched today. Wood in its diversity of species takes its full dimension in the composition of the AZ skis.

Woods and their characteristics:

  • Walnut: Its fiber length and fineness of its texture provide softness and comfort
  • Ash: A long fiber associated with a medium grit gives the ski accuracy and responsiveness
  • Acacia: The density of the fiber brings power and strength of support

The designer

After more than 23 years spent in developing skis, Alain Zanco proposes you today his know-how.

An authentic fanatic he has projected as a kid into the " glide boiling pot" like many among the Voiron country people: at 14 already, he has visiting frequently the famous Racing Service of the N°1 company in the world ski industry. From such a passion, a professional life has emerged ...
Through his career in research at the world largest ski manufacturer, Alain Zanco has developed hundreds of prototypes in a extraordinary diversity. This passionate has worked very closely with the most important suppliers of the ski industry to design products always more performing. This activity in the shadow of the highlights allowed him to contribute significantly to the most fantastic list of medals winning in racing, on the Alpine Ski World Cup, World Championships and Winter Olympic games.

Today, Alain Zanco puts his experience to the service of the skiers who look for exeptional skis, an outcome for many years spent at the highest technical level. His professional practice at the top of the ski industry led him to an extreme request of realism, simplicity, technicity and performance to satisfy the skier. This is why he offers you in exclusivity the possibility of owning a unique ski, conceived and made with craft in a workshop located in the heart of the French Alps









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