Speedmax – Fischer´s fastest skis

The bare facts of the 12l13 Nordic World Cup season speak for themselves: five of the seven large and eight of the thirteen small crystal globes are won by athletes of the Fischer Racing Team. In the Nordic disciplines 70% of the athletes make it to the podium with Fischer skis and 41% are also successful with Fischer boots. This means that Fischer is the most successful ski and boot brand in the World Cup for the fourth time in succession – an impressive result which shows the dominance of yellow and black. At the World Championships in Nove Mesto (CZE) and Val di Fiemme (ITA) the Nordic number one likewise dominates the statistics as the most successful ski and boot brand by winning 65% of the ski and 34 % of the boot medals.

Also for the Alpine division the 12l13 season is a successful one with six medals at the World Championships in Schladming and 16 top-three results in the World Cup as well as four World Cup victories. Perennial racer Ivica Kostelić (CRO) won one of the much-coveted medals at on home ground for Fischer and flew the Fischer flag despite health problems at the beginning of the season. In addition Nicole Hosp (AUT), Philipp Schörghofer (AUT), Manfred Mölgg (ITA), Lena Dürr (GER) and Veronique Hronek (GER) likewise won medals at the WSC on home ground for Fischer. The World Cup highlights include the first World Cup victory for young German racer Lena Dürr in Moscow (RUS) and Steven Nyman's (USA) win in Gröden (ITA).

At the 2013 ISPO fair Fischer introduces the new generation of Nordic racing skis: Speedmax – the name stands for itself because the winner’s ski from Val di Fiemme offers a new dimension of speed. For the Alpine boot collection VACUUM Comfort-Fit is in the focus of the communication.


VACUUM FIT – Fits guaranteed

Superlatives are hard to beat. Yet Fischer is the most successful Nordic ski and boot brand for the third time in succession in the 11l12 season.

In the Nordic disciplines 75% of the athletes make it to the podium with Fischer skis and 42% are also successful with Fischer boots throughout the season. The Austrian family-owned company likewise dominates the Biathlon World Championships, winning 58% of the ski and 35% of the boot medals.

At the end there are six victories during the season, 14 podium finishes in total, one crystal globe (Super Combined, Ivica Kostelic) and two further top-three placings in the discipline World Cup for the Alpine athletes.

At the 2012 ISPO fair Fischer stands out again with innovative products and concepts with the VACUUM FIT boot technology - now in its second season - being used for Alpine Comfort boots, too. In the Nordic segment Fischer again proves its outstanding competence with the new cross-country boots and the Offtrack Cruising category, was launched as the new Nordic outdoor trend, is supported by a special online portal.

The financial year 11I12 closed with a 20 per cent increase in turnover.


Fischer celebrates its crystal clear success

Six of the eight possible large crystal globes go to Fischer athletes this season! World Cup winners such as Thomas Morgenstern (AUT), Justyna Kowalczyk (POL), Dario Cologna (SUI), Kaisa Mäkäräinen (FIN), Tarjei Boe (NOR) and Ivica Kostelić (CRO) count on equipment from Innviertel in Austria - and win. In the Nordic disciplines 79% of all podium finishes are accounted for by athletes with Fischer skis and one in three of them also earn their success and the coveted place on the podium with Fischer boots.

The succeses in top sport also has an extremely positive impact on the demand for Fischer products. The financial year closes with a 20 per cent increase in turnover.

A new mile stone in the alpine boot development gets introduced at ISPO: VACUUM FIT is the highlight of the entire fair and on the way to revolutionize the boot market.


Fischer dominated the Olympic Games

Fischer dominates the Nordic Winter Olympic Games in Vancouver (CAN), winning 51% of the medals. The best athlete of the Games: Marit Bjoergen (NOR). Remarkable finish to the season: 5 of the 6 Overall Nordic World Cup winners with Fischer.

Ivica Kostelić (CRO) wins 2 silver medals in the Alpine Olympic events. Giant Slalom World Cup goes to Kathrin Hölzl (GER).


New nordics records

Despite extremely difficult general economic conditions, Fischer closes the 08l09 fiscal year with balanced accounts.

Thanks to the WCH gold medal won by Kathrin Hölzl (GER) and the outstanding World Cup results of Ivica Kostelić (CRO), Mario Matt (AUT) and Sandrine Aubert (FRA), the Alpine racing season goes very well for Fischer.

The Nordic No. 1 dominates the 08l09 season like never before: five large crystal globes for the overall World Cup winners, eight small globes for the discipline World Cups, plus 77 World Championship medals and 273 podium finishes (60%) in all four Nordic sports.


Most successful ski brand in 07i08 World Cup

With three large crystal globes, eight small crystal globes, numerous World Cup victories and podium placings, Fischer is the most successful ski brand in the 07I08 season according to the FIS brand ranking.


World Champion Style

Mario Matt (AUT) takes gold in slalom and the team event at the World Championships in Äre (SWE) 2007.

Fischer is the most successful brand at the Nordic World Ski Championships in Sapporo (JAP): 9 gold, 10 silver and 21 bronze medals. The WCH medal tally of the Fischer Biathletes likewise makes impressive reading: 7 gold, 2 silver and 8 bronze medals.


72 Medals at the Olympics

With 72 medals Fischer is the most successful ski manufacturer at the 2006 Olympic Winter Games in Torino (ITA).

Fischer presents Carbonlite - the lightest racing ski in the world, weighing less than 1000 g (ski weight at a length of 187 cm) - at the ISPO trade fair.


Alpine ski boots

Fischer launches Soma-Tec, the company's first Alpine ski boots. Fischer is the most successful ski brand at the 2003 Nordic World Ski Championships in Val di Fiemme (ITA): the Nordic team takes 60% of the medals to be won and also has four overall winners in the World Cup this season.

At the biathlon WCH in Khanty Mansiysk (RUS), 20 medals go to Fischer athletes. Fischer is and remains the undisputed No. 1 in Nordic skiing.


100 per cent Fischer

Fischer buys back shares from its Japanese partner and is again under 100 per cent family ownership.

With 58 medals at the 2002 Winter Olympic Games in Salt Lake City (USA), Fischer becomes the most successful ski brand internationally. The Games were the most successful ones ever for Fischer.

In an extremely successful World Cup season for both Alpine and Nordic, Fischer Nordic rounds it off with 3 World Cup winners. Magdalena Forsberg (SWE) wins the overall World Cup in biathlon, Bente Skari (NOR) and Per Elofsson (SWE) win in the overall cross country World Cup.