Pros: Stability, edge hold, edge feel/communication, smoothness, responsiveness, exhilarating performance at speed.
Cons: Not much fun in bumps.
Ski Review: Atomic's black/green/orange, 2008/2009, SX12 PowerBridge, 183, 116-68-100, 16mm sidecut, 18m radius (see "Item Overview" images). This was the last year of production (Atomic subsequently abandoned beta construction for sandwich and doubledeck.) I bought them new on e-bay in 2010 (bundled with Atomic’s Neox 12 binding), and spent this past season on them. Bottom Line: Incredible, almost unbelievable ski. Well worth searching for new/used in shops or on the web. Background (necessary for determining the relevancy of this review): Male, 5'9", 195 lbs. I am a life-long skier, but I've gone through numerous dry...(read more)