Patent Number: 8,720,935

Title: Ski with a connecting device for a ski binding

Abstract: A ski with a connecting device for connecting a ski binding to the ski. The connecting device includes a plate-type support body which has a fixing zone in its longitudinal middle portion for providing a rigid connection to the ski. At least the front end portion of the support body forms a flexural element extending freely with respect to the fixing zone and to the ski. The freely extending flexural element is made from plastic and is coupled with the ski via a coupling device. This coupling device comprises a connecting arm, which has a first articulated connection to the flexural element in its first end portion and a second articulated connection to the ski in its second end portion.

Inventors: Holzer; Helmut (St. Johann, AT), Klausner; Georg (St. Johann, AT), Korner; Josef (Wagrain, AT)

Assignee: Atomic Austria GmbH

International Classification: A63C 9/00 (20120101)

Expiration Date: 5/13/12018