Signs with Salomon Skis
In mid-july, standout Canadian Nordic athlete Alex Harvey – who was already using Salomon boots and bindings – announced that he will switch to Salomon skis for the 2016-2017 Nordic season.
“After so many years with its boots and bindings, I'm happy to announce that, from now on, I will be training and racing with Salomon skis! @salomon #salomonfamily,” announced Harvey on social media. An accompanying photo showed Harvey with his Salomon skis in front of Quebec City's most iconic landmark, the Château Frontenac.
Salomon's Nordic race team has worked closely with Harvey to ensure his comfort and performance in Salomon's carbon S-lab boots and Salomon bindings, and looks forward to working with him on Salomon skis.
Harvey, 28, is two-time Olympian for Canada and finished third in the overall World Cup in 2014 and sixth in 2012. Among his other accomplishments are a silver medal in the Classic sprint and a bronze medal in the 30km Skiathlon at the 2015 FIS World Championships, a bronze medal in the Classic sprint at the 2013 Nordic Worlds, Team Sprint gold with Devon Kershaw at the 2011 FIS World Championships, and he was the U23 world champion in the 30km Skiathlon in 2011.
Harvey joins Canadian biathletes Rosanna Crawford and Brendan Green, also on the Salomon team. Previously on Fischer equipment, Harvey's renowned father, Pierre, won the 50km CL World Cup at the Holmenkollen ski festival in 1988, and was the first Canadian male to compete at both the Summer and Winter Olympics as both a cross-country skier and road cyclist.
Canadian xc ski star Alex Harvey is all smiles on joining the #salomonfamily.