Salomon was born in 1947 in the beautiful city of Annecy in the heart of the French Alps, on the shores of Lake Annecy. François Salomon launched the company by producing skis edges in a small workshop, with only his wife and son to help.
More than 70 years later, Salomon has become a global leader in outdoor sports, with a diverse range of products that enable consumers to play outside 365 days per year. Along the way, the brand has developed products for trail running, hiking, alpine skiing, Nordic skiing and snowboarding.
Salomon created the next generation of footwear by introducing the Salomon Forces Linie in 2014. Soldiers and professionals need dedicated equipment to operate in hostile environments, beginning with footwear. In addition for year-round comfort, outstanding traction in changing terrain, footwear for military and law enforcement must be stable, duarable enough for intense conditions, and provide complete weather protection. Salomon's linie of Forces Footwear icludes specific versions of some of our higheste performes models, dedicated to the need of professionale in the field.