The driving force behind Volkl and their newest developments and innovations is competition in both freeskiing and World Cup alpine skiing. Volkl skis ethos is to design technology that will optimise performance and maximise fun on the snow. Volkl are the only manufacturer still developing and predominantly making skis in Germany and prides itself on extensive research and development with a focus on quality and precision. Volkl are also extremely environmentally minded making their bases out of 100% recyclable materials. In recognition of their ecological sustainability, they were awarded three ‘Eco Responsibility Awards’ at the international ISPO sporting goods fair.