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Ski Model: Volkl P40 Platinum
Ski Length: 198
Snow Conditions Used In: PP, POW, Groomed and not
Number of Days Used: 1
Your Ability: Expert
How Many Years Have You Been Skiing: 16
Avg. Days per Year Skiing: 10
Other Skis You Like: Last Ski was Rossi 9X(198)
Your Height/Weight: 6'1"/210lbs.

Demoed this ski last year at Wildcat, NH on possibly one of the best ski days of the year. the ski was billed as one of the best all around skis of the year. it lived up to it's billing.

this ski handled fantastic on everything i through at it. it likes speed... once it gets going, it likes to stay going. on groomed intermediate and expert runs, it loved both big GS turns and short hoping turns, just keep them pointed downhill and enjoy. if you've got the muscle and the technique, carve away.

this ski definatley will reward those with good technique and those who enjoy tearing up beautiful turns and carves. it allowed for quick recovery and didn't punish too bad and didn't get away from me at all when i slacked off on my turns, sat back, leaned forward etc.

while not the best ski for bumps or off-piste, but i was very surprised at how well it handled the non-groomed stuff! this ski pretty much does it all, and i think it's a great ski for varying new england conditions, because you really only need to bring one ski to the mountain and can count on being able to ski it all.

to sum up, a great any conditions, any trail ski. it loves to go fast and skiiers with good technique, and rewards those that do without punishing those that don't. i loved this ski so much, i bought it during the offseason and it's the only ski in my quivver now.