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Hello everyone,

I have read some ski recommendations here. But, I would appreciate some advice which is more specific to my situation.

I am in my early 40s. For my age I am in a reasonably good shape but I am not super fit. I am 5' 11" (180cm) tall and around 215 pounds (98KG). I love to work on my technique and improve a lot. I ski better than the average CSIA level 2 but I don't charge down the mountain.

I currently have a 2009 Volkl Tigershark 10 the model with the Power Switch. The turning radius is 15.3. Great carving ski, but it is way to stiff for me in the bumps. I also have an Atomic Savage Ti (94mm under the foot) so I don't think I need an all mountain ski.

I was told that Head i.Supershape (not the Magnum, Titan or Speed) with the shortest turning radius would be a good choice to train for CSIA level 3 and the Slalom portion of the CSCF development level. The rational given was that its turning radius is under 13 metes even at 175cm length and also it is not a very stiff ski so it will be a much better choice for the bumps.

I am thinking that I might be able to use the TigerShark to pass csia level 3 and the GS portion of the CSCF level 2. But, I don't mind spending a little money and getting equipment that can help a little more. I am wondering what experts on this forum think of the Head Supershape and what else you guys can recommend and what size.

Thank you in advance.