Smith announced a new global partnerships with the U.S. Ski & Snowboard association and the Austrian Ski Federation (ÖSV) to support elite athletes from both teams with high-end products for training and competition. Smith officially entered the racing market this winter with the launch of the Icon, a helmet approved by the International Ski Federation (FIS). It features a low-profile, advanced ABS shell construction formulated specifically for high-speed impacts while providing extended coverage around the head.