Our Story

Our Story

I have been around grassski since 1995, when I took it as a suitable supplement to alpine skiing - there was little opportunity to travel for snow on the glacier as well as the possibility of training in the gates. Gradually, mainly due to almost unlimited training possibilities near the home, grass skiing became my main sport.

And that we started with the production of parts and later also whole grass skis was only thanks to the producers at that time...when I needed to order racing skis it meant to order at least half a year in advance, then the skis bought had to be dismantled, modified, polished and assembled again. When something broke and it cracked all the time, it was always a problem to get spare parts in time. That's why my dad was looking for producing new parts. Other racers noticed that, and so it all slowly started.

In 1999, we switched to the skis produced by Austrian manufacturer Balek, who was able to deliver skis and parts more reliably but they did cost a lot of money. Parts that we had made for Czech skis, we started to produce for Austrian ski and slowly added more and more parts to our production.

Since 2018 I have stopped active racing and devoted myself to my own children, son Matyáš started skiing on grass at the age of 8 years. The following winter confirms the good effect of summer training on winter results.

Our production facilities

We are constantly trying to improve and innovate our production and machines, and even though it is a small-scale manual production, we are trying to add modern elements and computer control to achieve the best features and high quality.

From our machinery only the bigger machines in short:

  • Arburg ALLROUNDER 221 M 350-75 Injection Molding Machine
  • CNC lathe Mazak QT-6 with Hydrafeed bar feeder
  • CNC hobby milling machine - 3 axes
  • 2x CO2 laser
  • 1x FiberLaser
  • 2x CNC profile bending machine
  • Mechanical 20t Press
  • bottom wood cutter
  • computer controlled profile grinding machine

There are parts and components that we buy from local suppliers and manufacturers such as profile profiles or plastics or textile straps. But otherwise everything we produce and process ourselves in order to ensure production control and flexibility in innovation.

Basic facts

1997

Production of first rolls for ski named Šojat

Speed, speed...

1997

1998

First TiN surface coating on rails

Speed, speed...

1999

Laser made holes in belts

Quality and accuracy...

1999

1999

Production of parts for Balek grasski

We are changing from Šojat to Balek ski

2001

Our cooperation with producer Balek began

Our belts and rolls are becoming stardard

2001

2007

Design of new element for Balek

Plastic elements crack a lot and thanks to FEM a modification has been designed to increase strength

2011

Production of our own element

Designing and manufacturing your own elements, plates and friction glidings is a big break, parts stop cracking, skis are more secure ... speed, strength, quality ...

2011

2013

Purchase of own laser for cutting holes in belts

We buy a belt cutting laser, improving production flexibility and accuracy

2014

Production of own rails

From custom profiles made in the Czech Republic using CNC bending machine we are starting to produce the first rails

2014

2017

Production of element v2

A new element with larger 18mm rolls was designed and manufactured before World Championship ... speed, speed ...

2017

Purchase of Fiber Laser

Better labeling and effort to differentiate on the market

2017

2017

CNC Lathe Mazak

In order to better supply parts and to be more flexible, we add a CNC lathe to our production

2018

Computer control grinding machine

We stop grinding and polishing the edges and surfaces of the rails manually and we switch to automatic machine grinding ... speed, quality

2018

2019

Arburg Injection molding machine

Injection molding gives us the opportunity to play with materials ... again, speed, speed

2019

Production of element v3

As a replacement for our 16 mm element a new, lighter, smaller and more durable one was designed ... speed, speed ...

2019

Grinding machine of our own construction