A virtual museum on the history of skiing in Switzerland
Pierre Schneider & Luzi
Hitz (†) are passionate
vintage ski collectors who
between them have amassed over 300 pairs of Swiss skis dating from the 1800's.
Pierre has spent many years as a
professional Freestyle/Show skier
& is currently SkiEO of antiqueskishop.com He spends most of his free time restoring and researching vintage ski equipment.
Luzi Hitz* (1930-2019) was
an avid ski collector & a director on the board
of the International Skiing
History Association. He was also the most read ski historian in Switzerland. Many of the articles on this website are from his many years of research.
* Please consult the "News" section.
We have done in depth research with all the resources available to us, including many contributors to whom we are grateful. To the best of our knowledge, the data provided here is accurate.
However, we often find or are given supplementary information which we use to update the data on this website on a continuous basis.
Should you have any additional information or corrections to improve our accuracy in regards to the history of skiing in Switzerland, feel free to contact us.
Donating items or money to this virtual Swiss Ski Museum enables you to provide direct aid for preserving the Swiss history of the sport you love.
All financial donations go towards improving this website which will later be in other languages. We also plan to create a mobile educational display. If you wish to support us through an online donation, simply click the Donate button. If you wish to donate Swiss ski equipment, accessories or literature please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org