Sölden FIS Alpine World Cup race secured

A year ago, in 2017 the jury had to cancel the men’s FIS Alpine World Cup GS opening race in Sölden due to wind gusts up to 120 km/h. This year the autumn has been unusually warm, but the jury confirmed last week that FIS World Cup opening race will take place next weekend Oct … Continued

New name, the old company and the same people

Our new brand name will be “AUGMENT”. The company and our logo will remain the same as the people and owners behind it. As Croc Skis, all AUGMENT skis will be manufactured at our ski factory in Stuhlfelden. Croc Skis can still be used in all FIS races as long as athletes wish to do … Continued

AUGMENT – Never Split the Difference

Our ski builders put always put performance first. AUGMENT skis are built from the best materials maximising a skier’s essential characteristics. Our ski builders are privileged to never have to compromise their material choices by any set price points or making our skis sound more technically advanced than they need to be. Each AUGMENT ski … Continued

Ski Cross – Ins & Outs Part 2

Jumps, turns, risky overtaking maneuvers and top speeds demand strategy and tactics as well as mental strength and physical power. IN THE HEAT As far as overtaking is concerned, the idea at which points such a manoeuvre would be possible develops during the inspection of the run. In the event that a rider is not … Continued

Ski Cross – Ins & Outs Part 1

Close combat, tactics, the highest and most versatile skiing skills and a huge dose of courage are factors that are combined in the discipline of ski cross. According to the FIS (International Ski Federation), ski cross is a part of the Freestyle Skiing category. The action-packed and adrenaline-fuelled discipline made its Olympic debut in 2010. … Continued

Portrait of Ski Crosser Thomas Zangerl

Thomas Zangerl, called “Zang” by his colleagues, is an expert in ski cross and a veteran of the ÖSV Ski Cross team. The 34-year-old Tyrolean from Walchsee, a dad of a 12-year-old girl, seems to be becoming more and more successful with age. “Zang” himself says that in Ski Cross a lot of experience is … Continued

Portrait of Ski Crosser Adam Kappacher

For Adam Kappacher, the 24-year-old from Salzburg with a winning smile, the new year has got off to a good start. The ÖSV ski cross talent successfully overcame the difficult conditions at the World Cup race in Idre Fjäll (SWE) on January 14th and landed on the respectable 7th position as the best Austrian. Only … Continued

Ski crosser Thomas Harasser

Winters on skis, summers rafting and canyoning – action is his life. Thomas Harasser has had a series of injuries in the last couple of years, but he remains dedicated to his lifestyle. A FIGHTER BY NATURE Thomas Harasser was born in 1990 in Kössen, Tyrol, in the zodiac sign Leo. Sharing the fighting spirit … Continued