Ski Tech

Exclusive Sneak Peek at 2015 K2 Shreditor Skis

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2015 K2 Shreditor Skis K2 climbed to the summit of success at this year’s SnowSports Industries America (SIA) in Denver, Co. when it unleashed the Shreditor–a beast of a ski. Carnage ensued shortly after that. K2’s predator tamer Mike gets giggity about the athlete-inspired line of playful, surfy and versatile skis. The line comes in…

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Sneak Peek at 2015 Line Skis

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For years at trade shows, the Line booth smelled of wafting excrement from adjoining bathrooms either because no one had heard of Line or the industry had been secretly making tie-ins with the unknown brand. What a difference innovation makes. At last January’s SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Trade Show in Denver, Line threw down some fat…

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Sneak Peek at 2015 4FRNT Skis

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2015 4FRNT Skis 4FRNT showcased its new women’s specific Hoji W at this year’s SnowSports Industries America (SIA) Trade Show in Denver, CO. For many years the rider owned and operated ski company had been the little engine that could of the ski industry until producing some podium powerhouses. Matt Sterbenz, founder and messiah, along…

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2015 Salomon Skis Sneak Peek

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SIA 2014 Reveals Salomon’s Next Big Thing The 2014 SnowSports Industries of America Trade Show was a whirlwind event held in Denver at the tail end of January, just as Colorful Colorado was at the beginning of a storm cycle that has lasted into the Spring, creating one of the deepest winters in recent history….

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2014 K2 Skis: Tradition of Tech

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Innovation Refined K2 Skis burst onto the scene in 1962, gaining notoriety for their innovative use of fiberglass construction. Their skis were lighter, more responsive, and livelier than the competition. In 1968, K2 became the first American Ski Company to have a First Place finish in Giant Slalom at a World Cup Race. Since then,…

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The Art of Rossignol Ski Technology

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Poetry In Motion At the close of the 19th century, Europe sat in the oily puddle of the Industrial Revolution. London and Paris were overcrowded, mechanized, smog-filled; dreary. Earth-shattering advancements had forever changed the course of humanity and the human condition; but at what cost? It is arguable a great disservice was executed upon the…

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Top Rated Skis 2014

Our Best Ski Picks

Click Infographic to Enlarge   Super Awesome Radical Skis of 2014 Rossignol Soul 7– extremely lightweight, maneuverable, versatile all mountain, great for on or off-piste, is a 4 in 1 ski quiver, can do everything a skier wants to do, rocker in tip for float and turn initiation, thick enough waist for float yet not…

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Powder Skis

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Powder Skis are worth investing in for people who are particular about the type of snow they want to ski. These skis will cater perfectly towards…..powder. But before we can dissect the ski we must first define the snow. What is “powder?” Freshly fallen snow that is not compacted nor tracked up Deep, light, and…

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Twin Tip Skis

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Do you want to become the next gold metal Olympic Freestyle Skier? Or maybe you just enjoy a bit of thrill in your skiing adventures, if so then maybe the hottest trend in skiing is for you. Twin Tips Skis are becoming popular with everyday skiers and aren’t just for daredevil jumpers anymore. If you…

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Glossary: Cross Country Ski Terms

To be a true player in a sport, you need to be familiar with the terminology! Sure, you’ll learn it over time as you meet fellow cross country skiers, but why not brush up with our list of the most common terms below? It’s also a good idea to familiar yourself with common terms before…

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