Pros: Initiation, edge grip, adaptability
Ski: K2 Rictor
Tested Length: 174
Turn Radius: 16 meters
Price w/binding: $949.99
The Good: Initiation, edge grip, adaptability
The Bad: Stability
Verdict: Described as a “nice little cruiser that provides a lot of control,” the Rictor impressed with its forgiveness and overall fun factor, with testers saying they got a lot of response without having to work too much. Get it up to speed, though, and there are other big turn performers to evaluate in this class.