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2009 Atomic Sugar Daddy Ski Reviews

rizcorpl

Playful Daddy

Posted

Pros: Fun, poppy short and long turns. Loves crud.

Cons: Not the best for mach speeds and icy conditions

2003 Sugar Daddy Turns of any shape, fast or slow, are easy.in powder, crud, and cordoroy. Does feel a bit nervous at real speed.  Soft, but has pretty good snap.  Can be skied edge to edge very quickly. Real fun to butter on the tail. Did I say its playful?  A charger but not a super charger. Though the edges looked thin. Durability has been good. Has held up over time. Me: 6'3", 230 lbs.  Skiing for 40 years
Cirquerider

Atomic Sugar Daddy 2007

Posted

Pros: lightweight, great edge, versatile

Cons: requires a powerful skier to really bend the ski

I bought this ski with the Salomon FFV14 binding.  It takes the input given and does not seem to deflect in the snow. At 99 in the waist you really feel the high edge angles (it takes effort to hold it), but it will carve on groomers and has fairly good hold even in firm near icy conditions. The ski has a long turn radius and trying to force it to turn shorter on hardpack causes chattering and skipping of the edge, but in soft snow or powder, it releases a carve easily and short radius turns and speed control are possible. Did we mention this ski is light? The Sugar daddy became a daily driver for me in Tahoe.  Compared to Gotama, it seems longer radius,  and is stiffer.  Does not feel as...
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