Fischer skis are know for their quality and innovative. What started as a small Sledges and handcart company in 1924, later became one of the worlds larges ski manufacturer. Today Fischer make ski boots, downhill skis, freestyle skis, poles and bindings. They are leaded the way with technological advance skis and bindings with innovations like; Volcanic basalt fibers to replace conventional fiber glass make their Nordic skis lighter, Titanal Inserts that help reinforce the edges and reduce impact damage when landing on rails. Fischer has also desgined a new type of binding plate systems that is 30% lighter and allows for unrestricted ski flex and constant edge grip.