The Marker Ampire Otis, the flagship model for Marker's helmet program, sets the bar for helmets. It's best feature is the custom fitting Ortema protective foam which pads the back part of your head, forehead, and temples, the most common areas of impact during a fall.
Down the street from the birthplace of Mozart, and the eponymous square dedicated to him, Wolgang Mayrhofer, the dapper CEO of Atomic Skis, mingled with media and members of his international sales team at the trendy Café Republic in Salzburg, Austria. A well-dressed wait-staff served hors d’oeuvres and pilsners. On the outside of the four-story building, a projector displayed three enormous words: Built For Skiers.
The phrase is the motto for Atomic Ski’s new apparel line, which is what brought invitees to the Republic that night. The company, which started out by making 40 pairs of skis in 1955, is now the world’s largest ski manufacturer, producing around 600,000 pair each year. Earlier in the day, in the Atomic factory in rural Altenmarkt, workers placed the sidewalls, cut out the graphics, and buffed out the edges of skis Atomic will release to the public in fall 2014.