Innovative Handmade Skis from Austria
Born at the end of the 19th Century, Kneissl is one of the oldest, innovative and most respected ski manufacturers in the world. Handmade in Austria, our top-of-the-range skis have been leading the way in technological advances and performance for over 100 years. We focus on quality without compromise and have built up a huge following along the way. We utilise classic design and natural materials and have pioneered the most advanced woodcore in sandwich-technology available today. In addition to our range of market-leading skis, we are also on the cutting edge of bespoke, expertly designed ski equipment, tailor made for the most discerning customers.
HISTORY OF INNOVATION
AUSTRIA’S OLDEST SKI BRAND
1900: The company hand builds its first skis in Kufstein
1919: Becomes a registered ski brand & begins mass production of White Star
1936: Kneissl’s Splitkein becomes the market leader
1960: Kneissl’s White Star becomes the 1st synthetic sandwich ski in the world
1991: The Company invents Bigfoot – the best-selling alpine ski ever
1992: The first carving ski is invented by Kneissl
2005: Glide technology – the first 6-edged ski – is introduced by the Company
NEW FROM KNEISSL FOR 2018/2019
White Star GS
The original, and definitive race ski. Provides pure adrenaline for expert skiers, delivering excellent ski control, direct power transmission, perfect edge grip… and tactile, reactive power in high speed performance.
Red Star RC
Kneissl’s powerful carving ski, fine-tuned for speed and offering world class control and performance on the piste.
Black Star XC
A cross-carver that delivers assertive handling, and allows you to perform convincingly on groomed slopes, spring snow and open terrain. Very forgiving and easy to control.