The classic Ski Race Sweater has long identified an individual as a member of the racing class; those fast, adventurous souls with a spirit drawn to the mountains. As sharp in appearance as the edges on which they carved their turns, ski racers' form fitting clothes offered low drag, maximum comfort, and the opportunity for stylish, on-mountain self expression. Alps & Meters’ Ski Race Knit is fitted and protective, with elements of appropriate padding and ergonomic engineering.
Heavy gauge Lambswool knit provides warmth
Three-peak mountain graphic inspired by alpine sport heritage
Exterior water repellent yarn coating protects against snow and precipitation
Ribbed elbow yarns engineered for flexibility and durability
tailored product dimensions provide form fitting comfort
"Mountains for the mountains" - Best Ski Sweaters, GQ
"The fabrics are all-natural and hard wearing, and the cut is Saville Row." - Men's Journal
During the 50's, 60's, 70's, and 80's, ski knitwear was the gear of choice for gate crashers whose passion, attitude, and on-snow technique endeared them to mountain towns the world over.
With a tailored crew-neck silhouette, and a heavy-gauge knit, the Ski Race Knit is an ideal choice for mid-layer insulation, or spring skiing outerwear. A water repellent exterior coating keeps you warm and dry .
With a nostalgic mountain graphic, heavy-gauge yarns, and water repellent coating, the Ski Race Knit embodies the panache and personality of alpine sports’ racer elites from the past and present.
Nicknamed the "Blitz aus Kitz" for his lightening-fast style, Sailer remains the most stylish gent to have ever graced the slopes.
Statues in both St. Anton am Arlberg and North Conway, NH immortalize Johann "Hannes" Schneider, a legendary ski instructor and member of the US Ski Hall of Fame. The two ski towns share an unlikely bond thanks to Hannes.