are many different types of skis. Each type has its own unique features and applications.
They type of skis you will need will depend on the type of skiing you plan to
types of skis:
- There are many different types of freestyle skis. The types depend
on the type of freestyle skiing you plan to do.
- Alpine skis are precise, fast, and excellent for hard groomed Pistes.
They are designed for easy turning. The Ski Bindings securely fasten the foot
to the Ski at toe and heel. Alpine Skis are suitable for advanced to race levels.
skis are best for off-piste. They are best suited for advanced and expert racers.
Freeride skis are a compromise between side-cut for skiing on the piste, but fat
enough to stay up in deep snow.
for racing. They are incredibly responsive, but you have to be a good skier to
be able to handle them.
- There are different types of racing skis for
downhill, giant slalom and slalom racing.
skis are very thin adn light. They usually have slightly straight ski edges. The
bindings attach only at the toe.
Free Range Skis
Free Range Skis are best for skiing on an unbroken or untracked snow ski surface.
are very wide
cable bindings to detach the skier's foot from deep snowbanks.
have physical differences from men that affect ski and ski boot performance, and
ski boot fit.
skis are designed to carry less muscle and body weight.
- Most women's
skis allow the mounting point for the binding to be one to two centimeters ahead
of the center of the ski. This makes it easier to balance in the middle and pressure
the front of the ski.
- Women's skis usually have a softer tip, which draws
the ski into the turn with less effort.
- Women's skis are usually made
of more flexible materials than men's skis. It takes less energy to bend the flexible
material into an arc without giving up edge grip or carving performance.
offer several features. Some features to consider when buying skis:
Laminate Wood Core
- Plasma Edge
you buy skis, you should probably rent different kinds so you can determine which
ones are best for you.
ensure your skis work properly and are long lasting, you should always have your
equipment professionally serviced.