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Quiksilver sponsored athletes win 36 medals in Winter Olympics

Mar '06
Action sports retailer Quiksilver, Inc announced that its Quiksilver/Rossignol sponsored athletes won a total of 36 medals, including 10 Gold, 10 Silver and 16 Bronze medals, at the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics.

Twenty-six countries were represented by 165 athletes from the Rossignol, Dynastar, Gnu, Lange, Lib Tech, Look, Risport, Roxy, Quiksilver and DC Shoes teams.

Quiksilver and Rossignol are incredibly proud to support and recognize the achievements of all of the athletes that participated in the 2006 Winter Olympics, demonstrating their talent, sportsmanship, dedication and passion for their sports.

Since the beginning, Quiksilver and Rossignol have always been committed to the development and promotion of their sports, from local grass-roots programs to the sponsorship of world-class athletes.

Passion for sport and the lifestyle it represents has always been a driving force at Quiksilver and Rossignol, and athletes are the best ambassadors for its brands.

These individuals challenge the company to constantly innovate and develop better products, while inspiring its employees and consumers alike.

Recognized for its industry leading technology, Rossignol equipment has been used by Olympic and World Cup athletes to win medals since the 1930's.

It is an important part of the Quiksilver/Rossignol corporate culture to maintain and develop a strong association with premiere and promising young athletes from around the world.

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