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2014 Rossignol Sin 7 Ski


Pros: A (much) better S3

Cons: They could have still brought the tip down a bit more



The new Sin 7 is the replacement for the widely successful S3. The S3 was one of the more popular skis in the "Lite 98" segment, a segment that I billed for lighter for finesse skiers that were looking for a versatile 98 that was good off piste, trees and could still carve a turn if there wasn't any fresh show for a while. The shortcomings were that the elf tip and tail would flop around and any speed above even the most moderate ones and that because of the rises, the skis wheelbase (contact point fore and aft) were very short and the ski would have to be skied longer than usual to get any type of stability from it. The new Sin7 (an the rest of the new 7's) address these shortcomings by dropping the tail height dramatically and also bringing the tip down a bit too. The next evolution of this ski is now a better ski for a wider range of skiers that want to take the their skiing a little more seriously without loosing the playfulness that the old S3 brought to the game. The Sin7 is a great 7/8th scale Soul7 for that smaller skier that still puts a premium on maneuverability and playfulness.   



Length Tested: 180

Dimensions/Turn Radius:  128/98/118 15.9M (180cm)

Camber (select one, delete the rest): Early Rise Tip & Tail w/camber

Binding: Demo

Mount point: Suggested (boot center) 



Other Skis in Class:

*Salomon Quest 98

*Dynastar Slicer

*Atomic Access



Environment & Conditions:

Location of Test: Winter Park Co

Number of Runs: 2

Snow Conditions: Packed Powder

Demo or Own: Demo


Tester Info:

Username: Philpug

Age: 49

Height/Weight: 5'10" 185lb

Ski Days/Season: 60+

Years Skiing: 35

Aggressiveness: Moderate (Finesse) 

Current Quiver: 

-Scott The Ski 175cm w/Look Pivot 15

-Blizzard Brahma 180cm w/Look Pivot 14

-Blizzard Bonafide 180cm w/Salomon 997E 

-Blizzard Bonafide 180cm w/Dynafit Tour Lite

-Blizzard Gunsmoke 186cm w/Look Pivot15

-Nordica Vagabond 185cm w/Salomon Sth2 16

-various vintage skis

Home Area: Squaw & Northstar

Preferred Terrain: bumps, off-piste, trees

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2014 Rossignol Sin 7 Ski

The future of freeride is here. A revolutionary fusion of backcountry, freestyle and freeride performance. Featuring new athlete driven innovation and design, the Sin 7 encourages all skier types to push the boundaries and leave their mark. Powder Turn Rocker has been redesigned for even more effortless floatation, fatigue free steering and all mountain versatility. Patented new Air Tip technology reduces swing weight for incredibly lightweight feel. A new ultra lightweight core reduces ski weight by 20% for enhanced agility and easier touring. Whether charging big mountain terrain, surfing through secret glades, or touring backcountry stashes, this is the future.

Lengths164, 172, 180, 188
Turn Radius15.9M @ 180
Constructiontip / tail rocker
Core MaterialWood
Binding IncludedNo
Recommended BindingAxial2 120 XL
Recommended useOff-piste
Binding TypeFlat
Recommended LevelAdvanced
Model Year2014
Model Name/TypeMPNEAN/UPC
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