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   Iā€™m old enough remember Stratos along with K2 fours and Spalding Siderals (orange - I had a pair).

  The below is from:  http://pistehors.com/4LAx4XIByuHDGsGA7HG2/the-legendary-mr-boix

  ā€œLaurent Boix-Vives former boss of Rossignol died last Thursday aged 93.ā€

   and;

 "At Courchevel he met Olympic chamion Emile Allais. Allais was working with Laurent Chappis on the ski runs of the new resort. In 1956 Allais asked him to look over the accounts of Rossignol who were in financial difficulty. The firm had a metal ski design that seemed to have a lot of potential and he decided to buy the firm, guarding just 30 of the firms 180 employees and the son of the founder. The firms scored Olympic success with the Allais 60 at the Squaw games of 1960 then launched the first fibreglass ski, the Strato, in 1964. The Strato would go on to sell a million pairs.ā€


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