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Ski Make: Volkl
Ski Model: Supersport 5 Star
Ski Length: 168
Snow Conditions Used In: variable - groomed, shallow powder, ice, granular
Number of Days Used: 1
Your Ability: advanced
How Many Years Have You Been Skiing: 22
Avg. Days per Year Skiing: 12
Other Skis You Like: Volkl Vertigo Motion, Salomon Crossmax 10, Atomic R:11
Your Height/Weight: 5-9, 185
Comments: Wow - from the moment I put these guys on they were taking me for an amazing ride. What a blast! They turn with ease and carve with precision. You don't find the edge; the edge finds you. They have no speed limit (at least not one that I want to test), and are extremely stable. I'd heard that they chatter a lot in short turns at high speed, but I didn't experience it at all. Unfortunately I wasn't able to test them in real powder. But they handled everything else I threw at them no problem. They do demand that you stay centered and pay attention - they'll punish you for loafing. A few times I had my weight back and they almost tossed me. But over all they're an awesome time. My girlfriend said it looked like I was having the most fun I'd ever had on skis.

Ski Make: Volkl
Ski Model: 724 AX3
Ski Length: 170
Snow Conditions Used In: variable - groomed, shallow powder, ice, granular
Number of Days Used: 1
Your Ability: advanced
How Many Years Have You Been Skiing: 22
Avg. Days per Year Skiing: 12
Other Skis You Like: Volkl Vertigo Motion, Salomon Crossmax 10, Atomic R:11
Your Height/Weight: 5-9, 185
Comments: Another excellent ski from Volkl. I loved the Vertigo Motion and this is basically the same thing. They carve very well and handle speed beautifully. They're very stable and comfortable, certainly more forgiving than the 5 Star. But they don't seem to have that extra gear that made the 5 Star so much fun for me. Unfortunately I wasn't able to test them in real powder (just a few inches), but I know the Vertigo always floated nicely for me. This is a great ski in every respect. It just didn't put the smile on my face that the 5 Star did.