In 1989, the doctor Michaël Prüfer, co-founder of BV SPORT, multiple world champion and speed-skiing champion at the Albertville winter Olympic in 1992, was interested in improving the performance of toplevel athletes. Aware of the important role of recovery in improving performance, he invented a new and revolutionary concept of compression support socks designed specifically for athletes... BV SPORT (Booster Veines Sport) was created in 1998. They were greeted with immediate success and welcomed by prestigious clients. BV SPORT products are used by Europe's leading clubs and the world's best athletes
Production facility, located in Saint-Etienne just a few minutes away from the Geoffroy Guichard Stadium, produces all of the compression support ranges. These product ranges meet strict specifications set by research and development centre, which includes sports physicians and textiles engineers. Their compression support ranges are manufactured using medical circular knitting machines. This production technique enables to indisputably control the pressure applied and cut more accurately. Their production facility applies a quality policy that guarantees complete traceability for optimum quality and production monitoring.