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Europe Ski Gear and Equipment Market - Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2023 - 2028)

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  • 120 Pages
  • April 2023
  • Region: Europe
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • ID: 4844879
The Europe ski gear and equipment market is expected to register a CAGR of 2.78% during the forecast period.

Key Highlights

  • Recreational physical and social activities have many health benefits throughout the lifespan. Physical activity benefits musculoskeletal and cardiometabolic health, motor skills, academic achievement, self-esteem, cognitive development, social integration, and overall well-being in children and adolescents. Thus, due to health benefits, participation in outdoor activities like skiing and other snow sports is increasing across Europe, fueling demand for ski gear and equipment market across the region.
  • The government is also encouraging outdoor sports participation by conducting various activities, which is one of the major factors contributing to the increased sales of ski gear & equipment across the region. Manufacturers, too, are launching lightweight and innovative equipment for use, providing the convenience of usage and offering them a competitive advantage in the market. Thus, these factors are anticipated to support market growth.

Europe Ski Gear and Equipment Market Trends

Rising Penetration of Winter Sports to Fuel Demand for Ski Gears & Equipment

  • Europe has a lot of winter sports activities and hosts many competitive events in snowboarding, skiing, luge, bobsledding, ice skating, etc. Recreational skiing and other winter sports are enjoyed by many Europeans, along with other visitors. Skiing is by far the most anticipated sport within the winter sports industry, followed by snowboarding in the region. Popular destinations in Europe, such as Chamonix, St Moritz, Val Thorens, and Kitzbuhel, among others, have been facilitating winter sports across the region.
  • Furthermore, active government support for sports tourism positively impacts the European market. For instance, various governing bodies and sports associations, such as the German Skiing Association, actively support the participants by sponsoring high-quality equipment and garments to enhance their performance during competitions. Thus, strong penetration of winter sports across the region and favorable government support are expected to propel the market's growth during the forecast period.

Rising Participation Rate across Europe fueling Market Demand

  • Sport participation and physical activity promotion have intensified over recent years. According to the Eurostat data for 2021, participating in any cultural or sports activity is quite popular among the European population. Self-motivation, satisfaction, and adopting a healthy lifestyle are some of the factors propelling sports participation, further fueling the demand for the ski gear & equipment market across Europe.
  • Additionally, the market is witnessing an increase in the number of women participating in various sports, including snow sports such as skiing. Though the participation rate of women in skiing is less in comparison with that of men, the rising trend towards being physically active and government support is playing a role in enhancing their participation.
  • For instance, the Council of the European Union (CEU) advocates encouraging the planning and promotion of physical activity in Europe through various collaborative projects. Thus, the growing adoption of ski gear & equipment in different countries of Europe indicates a boost to the market’s growth over the coming years.

Europe Ski Gear and Equipment Industry Overview

The European ski gear and equipment market is highly competitive, and major players are focusing on differentiating their offerings through product launches and mergers and acquisitions to enhance their brand portfolio to cater to various preferences of consumers. Furthermore, expansion is also one of the key strategies key market players use to tap newer markets and widen their production facilities. Since the European market shows great potential for ski gear and equipment more than any other region in the world, key market players are focusing on geographical expansions to strengthen their hold in the market.

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Table of Contents

1.1 Study Assumptions and Market Definition
1.2 Scope of the Study
4.1 Market Drivers
4.2 Market Restraints
4.3 Porter's Five Forces Analysis
4.3.1 Threat of New Entrants
4.3.2 Bargaining Power of Buyers/Consumers
4.3.3 Bargaining Power of Suppliers
4.3.4 Threat of Substitute Products
4.3.5 Intensity of Competitive Rivalry
5.1 By Product Type
5.1.1 Skis & Poles
5.1.2 Ski Helmets
5.1.3 Ski Boots
5.1.4 Other Protective Gear and Accessories
5.2 By End User
5.2.1 Men
5.2.2 Women
5.2.3 Children
5.3 By Distribution Channel
5.3.1 Specialty Stores
5.3.2 Online Retail Stores
5.3.3 Other Distribution Channels
5.4 By Geography
5.4.1 United Kingdom
5.4.2 Germany
5.4.3 Spain
5.4.4 France
5.4.5 Italy
5.4.6 Russia
5.4.7 Rest of Europe
6.1 Most Adopted Strategies
6.2 Market Share Analysis
6.3 Company Profiles
6.3.1 Amer Sports Oyj
6.3.2 Fischer Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH
6.3.3 Clarus Corporation
6.3.4 Groupe Rossignol
6.3.5 Marker Dalbello Volkl (International) GmbH
6.3.6 UVEX group
6.3.7 Vista Outdoor Inc.
6.3.8 Alpina, d.o.o.
6.3.9 Tecnica Group SPA

Companies Mentioned

A selection of companies mentioned in this report includes:

  • Amer Sports Oyj
  • Fischer Beteiligungsverwaltungs GmbH
  • Clarus Corporation
  • Groupe Rossignol
  • Marker Dalbello Volkl (International) GmbH
  • UVEX group
  • Vista Outdoor Inc.
  • Alpina, d.o.o.
  • Tecnica Group SPA