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Ski Make: Atomic
Ski Model: BetaRace 10.22
Ski Length: 183cm
Snow Conditions Used In: Eastern hardpack & race courses
Number of Days Used: 21
Your Ability: race coach
How Many Years Have You Been Skiing: 31
Avg. Days per Year Skiing: 84 (over last nine years)
Other Skis You Like: Atomic 9.16 (for sl), Dynastar ATV (for alpine touring)
Your Height/Weight: 5'8", 145 lbs.
Comments: Outstanding full-on gs race ski, but recommended only if you can devote a ski primarily to USSA-level gs racing. Alternatively, if you do some recreational league, or NASTAR, or easy high school racing, and want to ski the entire mountain on the same pair of skis, better choices exist (e.g., Atomic Beta Race 9.20). The 10.22 is supposed to be more versatile than its predecessor 10.26, and I do feel the 10.22 comes around a bit more quickly than the 10.26 (especially when I slide the required Atomic bindings all the way forward), but this could be attributable to my downsizing from a 188 to a 183. Otherwise, although it's certainly more versatile than an old 207cm straight gs ski, its best application is as a dedicated gs race ski.