Salomon celebrates 75 years and eco-friendly sport with the residents of Annecy


An afternoon of activities and exploration to celebrate responsible outdoor sports.

To celebrate its 75th anniversary, Salomon invites people from Annecy to meet On Wednesday, June 29, from 14:00 to 19:00 in Pâquier., to celebrate the nature sports that built its history together. Since its inception, the company has developed its Annecy roots to write a challenging human and sports adventure. An adventure built on shared values ​​and this strong belief that a stronger connection with nature makes us better.

“75 years ago, Salomon was born in the heart of the mountains: Salomon’s story and its place in the outdoor industry today is largely due to this ideal setting and its local communities.” Franco Fogliato, CEO of Salomon, explains.

“Our teams are immersed in this environment between nature, mountains and lake. As an outdoor enthusiast, I appreciate this environment that has been central to the evolution of sports applications and the creation of key product innovations that have structured our industry for 75 years. I take this opportunity to thank all these communities who have participated in the development of Salomon, with a special mention to Annecy town hall for their contribution and support over the years. »

The program offers the discovery of sport: in collaboration with the ecosystem of local associations and the City of Annecy, sport workshops, information and awareness stands, information and awareness stands about the impact of outdoor sport practice on biodiversity as well as production and maintenance. sports equipment and, of course, meetings with our athletes.

Here is the list of suggested activities and associations that will be presented this afternoon:

  • A booth in the City of Annecy to promote the Vital’été 2022 associations that make sport accessible to all :
    • Notched Pringy Basket
    • Roll & Co
    • MJC Social Center Victor Hugo
    • Seynod Table Tennis
    • Annecy Karate
    • Taekwondo Annecy
    • Mont Blanc Boxing 74
    • Grand Oak Residence
    • Arts of Life
    • Annecy Arts of Chi
    • Annecy-Tennis
  • Advancing sports activities, discovering new applications and protect your equipment:
    • Community Run and Salomon product testing
    • Entry to biathlon with laser rifles
    • Freeski launch and display (rail and Airbag).
    • Starting and demonstrating skating and skateboarding on ramps and mini-courses
    • Introduction to rock climbing (6-meter mobile wall)
    • Physical preparation sessions and sports coaching
    • Discovery of volleyball, tennis, padel and athletics
    • discovery of cartography
    • Care for your Nordic and Alpine skis and snowboards, advice on your equipment and even a 3D scan of your foot
  • Meetings with the sports community and the associations that support it :
    • Meeting with Salomon athletes between 16:00 – 18:00.
    • Sports and accessibility – screening of the movie “project 3000” and meeting with the film crew
    • Rider for refugees and Annecy Solidarité Ukraine – clothing ride
    • In the Mountains: Respect and Safety (DVA workshop)
    • The Salomon Foundation and Discovery of ADTP 74
  • Meeting with different associations related to the defense and protection of the environment:
    • Protect Our Winter
    • WE MOVE
    • star flower
    • Nature Environment of France responsible for relational life

You can find the full program and the list of associations here.

place : Annecy 74000, Le Pâquier, lakeside

Daily :

  • Activities: 14:00 – 19:00
  • Exchanges and signing: 16:00 – 18:00