A short story about us
The man behind the original Forest Skis idea and development. "I created this project with joy and the desire to make something special and unique. It is incredibly rewarding to see that it's a product allowing people to explore new frontiers, horizons and experiences.”
Responsible for overall look of the company in design, photography and film. Academy of Fine Arts-educated graphic designer, but works mostly in the film industry as a cinema feature film colorist. Also avid skier, founding member of Forest Skis and angel investor.
He was a founding member of Forest Skis, and is currently fully engaged in projects in the composite industry. Studied at TUM Munich with a major specialization in carbon composites and ergonomics. A passionate freeskier, spends most of the season in the Alps.
Dipl.-Ing. / Chef designer
Master of Arts (M.A.) / Art Director
Dipl.-Ing. / Engineering
Forest Skis was founded by brothers from Slovakia, both graduated from engineering studies.
Viktor at VUT Brno, Czech Republic and Jakub at TUM Munich, Germany.
Both avid Freeskiers, ride the steepest slopes in offpiste terrain with the style that is often incompatible with common sense. "We do ski a lot and we destroyed many skis before we started our own brand. We had the know-how and the ideas for improvements so we have decided to make skis that would lead us further."
Jakub was devoted to the study of Composite and Ergonomics in the automotive industry. He was a technical leader of the University team that worked on the development of ecological car eLi15, which has won Shell Eco – Marathon in Rotterdam, Netherlands, the most prestigious competition in the sector. With this background, the high-tech materials we use can compete with world leaders. He is now fully engaged in projects in the composite industry.
Viktor studied Energetics and Technical of environment. He is engaged mainly in the development in Forest Skis' progressive shapes, wood cores, processing, adjustment of production and quality control. He is also responsible for the overall organization and team management. Winner of the National Design Award, Red Dot Award and other design awards.