Skier Edy, Switzerland - Novatop

Skier Edy, Switzerland

The world’s biggest skier, Edy, measured 19 m and became the dominant feature of the Alpine Skiing World Championships in St. Moritz, Switzerland, in 2017. He was entirely was composed of specially made NOVATOP boards. The body consisted of 637 triangles and each of them was original. A total of 65 cubic meters of wood was used. The joints between the individual parts were 1.25 kilometres long and 18,000 holes were drilled for securing the statics.
Hermann Blumer, an internationally renowned architect and Swiss wooden building expert, is behind the design. Our main Swiss business partner – Kuratle & Jaecker – took over the patronage of the entire project