Does ELAN Snowboards only make snowboards?
No. The P.Lab develops high performance boots and bindings as well. For 08.09 we offer many redesigned and upgraded products. This guarantees superior performance for all your riding gear. You should also check out our bags and accessories program!
Where are ELAN Snowboards made?
Elan Snowboards are made in the alps and produced in our own factory in Furnitz, Austria
Does ELAN Snowboards also produce boards for other brands?
Currently we make boards for 10 other brands. Approximately 20% of all snowboards produced come from our Factory in Austria.
How did ELAN Snowboards get started?
Elan has developed and produced boards for nearly every major name in the snowboard industry. Since the beginning, we’ve been a driving force in our sport, leading the way year after year in new technology and innovation. In 1998, recognizing a niche in the market place and with distributors in many countries eager to jump on board, Elan entered the market with its own brand, Elan snowboards. With our Austrian Factory of 200+ employees focused on making the best snowboards, we continue to drive development trends around the world.
Where is the ELAN Snowboards headquarter?
Our headquarter is in Begunje, Slovenia, just 40 minutes from our Factory in Austria and only a stone’s throw away from our backyard resort Vogel mountain.
How many people are working at ELAN Snowboards?
Where can I buy ELAN Snowboards gear?
We work only with the finest retailers to ensure that each and every rider is fit with right board for his style and budget. Elan snowboard gear is sold in 41 Countries all over the world. Check our list of distributors on the Web and drop them an email for more info. Some of them even offer online sales.
What is the product development process at ELAN Snowboards?
Our sports most progressive and proven riders trade secrets with the industry’s leading engineering team defining the Elan Performance LAB. The P. Lab collective is THE HEART OF ELAN SNOWBOARDS’ PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT MOVEMENT. All its activities within the P. LAB revolve around the product, its performance and its value to riders at all levels.
Our mission is to develop and manufacture snowboard systems which enable all riders to push themselves individually to new levels of performance. Progression on an individual level ultimately leads to progression of our sport as a whole.
What is the P.LAB all about?
Engineers that could just as easily be working on an expedition to Mars instead focus their efforts on superior snowboard construction.
Riders that explore every discipline of the sport-by descending Mt. Everest, sliding rails at the X-games, or winning world cut titles, share their insight in order better create products that perform to their standards.
Thus, the P.LAB is born. A collaborative effort between riders and engineers enjoying life on the cutting edge of the technology spectrum.
What does the P3 strategy mean?
The P3 strategy is simple. The P.LAB only focuses on developing products that ultimately allow riders, regardless of skill level, to progress at a faster level and raising personal performance and overall fun. There are no gimmicks here. At Elan Snowboards, you will only find products with feature and benefits that are relevant to snowboarding today.
Progressive + Performance + Products = The P3 Strategy
Does ELAN sponsor Snowboarders?
Yes, the Elan team riders work with the performance LAB very closely: Elan has established a clear direction for all team members to follow: Superior riding in all conditions, mastering pro-events and showing personal talent everywhere.
How do I get sponsored by ELAN Snowboards?
At Elan Snowboards we are very proud if we can help young talented riders to progress through our gear and support. If you would like to become a rider for Elan Snowboards, the best way is to contact the distributor in your country. There you can get more detailed information about everything that you are interested in; what are your obligations and what you can expect from Elan. Hooking up with a shop that carries Elan Snowboards is another way to get started. Stop in and give ‘em your story! Either way, be ready with a profile of your self and some shots of you riding.