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05/Nov/2013

Martin Fourcade introduces his "wall of trophies"!

Riders in this news :  Martin FOURCADE

This Monday, at the Rossignol Headquarter in Saint-Jean-de-Moirans, Martin Fourcade was here to introduce his “wall of trophies “in the presence of many journalists and employees of the factory.
The double overall World Cup winner and five times World Champion wished to expose all its trophies in Rossignol’s factory, the brand which go with him in skis and ski boots since he is young: “It was natural for me that my globes and my medals are exposed at Rossignol’s headquarter.  It’s a company which I like and which returns it to me for years by allowing me to gain all these awards".
The huge list of hits of Martin Fourcade is representing in this vitrine: 2 big crystal globes of Overall World Cup Winner, 7 small crystal globes : Sprint (2012 et 2013), Pursuit (2010, 2012 et 2013), Mass Start (2013) and Individual (2013), one silver Olympic medal  in Mass Start 2010 and 12 World medals: five in gold, six in silver, one in bronze. We can also find a pair of skis in this vitrine. It’s the number 8554, the one with Martin Fourcade has won his first title of World Champion in Khanty-Mansiysk in 2011.
Rossignol and its CEO Bruno Cercley are very proud to share this “wall of trophies “ with Martin Fourcade and wish him to reach his main goal this season: win one gold medal in Sochi Olympic Games.This vitrine symbolizes our attachment for the competition. We would like to thank Martin Fourcade for this wonderful present made for the staff and for our numerous visitors. It reminds us that the group exists and prospers above all thanks to the alchemy between athletes of exception and our teams. We have the common objective to win by pushing away a little more every time the limits, in particular on the material. The story which we write together with Martin is an example of passion and efficiency in the search for the better result.

Have a look at Martin Fourcade's day with Rossignol! (Copyright: Ski Chrono/Le Dauphiné)


Martin Fourcade à l'entraînement par Ski_Chrono

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19/Jul/2013

One day in Artés with Martin Fourcade

Riders in this news :  Martin FOURCADE

This summer, between two sessions of training in Font-Romeu, Martin Fourcade went to Rossignol's factory in Artés, Catalonia. It was a nice moment for the overall winner of biathlon World Cup. He has discovered this place of production has built his own ski and has met the employees. Have a look to this day in video and in pictures!

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24/Mar/2013

Cross-Country: the summary of the season

Riders in this news :  Eldar RØNNING  ; Ida INGEMARSDOTTER  ; Nikita KRIUKOV

 

It’s a very nice season for the Team Rossignol in Cross Country with 36 podiums (individual and team) in World Cup. The victory of Alexander Legkov during the Tour de Ski, the two gold medals of Nikita Kriukov in Val di Fiemme World Championships and the places of honour of Ida Ingemarsdotter, relive all the best moments of this winter!

*Legkov, man of the year
At 29 years-old, Alexander Legkov has won this season his first Tour de Ski ahead of Dario Cologna (SUI) and Maxim Vylegzhanin (RUS). The Russian of the Team Rossignol has realized a huge performance. He counts also 5 podiums in World Cup including a mythic victory in Oslo’s 50km. In Val di Fiemme World Championships, he has taken a bronze medal in men relay. His exceptional engagement had been rewarded by the small crystal globe of sprint and the second place of the overall World Cup standing behind Petter Northug (NOR) and ahead of Dario Cologna (SUI).

*Good World Championships
7 medals including 3 titles of World Champion, Team Rossignol has honoured Val di Fiemme World Championships in Italia. Nikita Kriukov (RUS) became Sprint Classic World Champion and with his teammate Alexey Petukhov he has taken gold in the Team Sprint. The Russian finishes third of the overall World Cup standing behind Emil Joensson et Peter Northug.

Eldar Roenning (NOR) has win the gold in the men relay with Norway. He ends well the season signing a victory in the 15km C in Falun.

For the ladies, Ida Ingemarsdotter comes back in Sweden with three silver medals in Sprint, Team Sprint and in women relay.

Rossignol congratulates its athletes for these results and wishes them a nice summer season and a good preparation for Sochi 2014.

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20/Mar/2013

BEHIND THE SCENES: One day in Paris with Martin Fourcade

Riders in this news :  Martin FOURCADE

Video: Rossignol has followed the biathlete Martin Fourcade during his media day in Paris. Discover behind the scenes with the winner of the biathlon World Cup!

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18/Mar/2013

ANOTHER BEST GLOBES

Riders in this news :  Martin FOURCADE

For the second year in a row, Martin Fourcade wins the overall ranking of biathlon World Cup. He grabs also the small globe of the Individual, of the Sprint, of the Pursuit and of the Mass Start. He equals the Raphaël Poirée’s record in 2004.

With 24 podiums including 12 individual victories, the biathlete from Team Rossignol has worn the yellow bib from the beginning to the end of the season, a new record! During Nove Mesto World Championships, he adds to his collection a fifth World title by winning the 20km individual and comes back home with four silver medals (sprint, pursuit, men relay, mixed relay).

Rossignol congratulates Martin Fourcade for this huge season and wishes him a good summer preparation in preparation for the Olympic Games in Sochi.

All the results here:

MEN'S WORLD CUP SPRINT SCORE
1 FOURCADE Martin (FRA) 484 points
2 SVENDSEN Emil Hegle (NOR) 315 points
3 USTYUGOV Evgeny (RUS) 313 points

MEN'S WORLD CUP INDIVIDUAL SCORE
1 FOURCADE Martin FRA 180 points
2 BIRNBACHER Andreas GER 104 points
3 BURKE Tim USA 102 points

MEN'S WORLD CUP PURSUIT SCORE
1 FOURCADE Martin (FRA) 388 points
2 SVENDSEN Emil Hegle (NOR) 287 points
3 SHIPULIN Anton (RUS) 247 points

MEN'S WORLD CUP MASS START SCORE
1 FOURCADE Martin (FRA) 248 points
2 SVENDSEN Emil Hegle (NOR) 182 points
3 BURKE Tim (USA) 167 points

MEN'S WORLD CUP OVERALL STANDING
1 FOURCADE Martin (FRA) 1248 points
2 SVENDSEN Emil Hegle (NOR) 827 points
3 LANDERTINGER Dominik (AUT) 715 points

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