post #1 of 17
7/16/05 at 7:50am
Originally Posted by HeluvaSkier
The 9S, if youre comparing retail race skis. I don't however think that SL LAB ski is as bad as was said above. Depending on skier size, the SL LAb will hang with the best of whats out there. Its speed is not in its power, like you find with Atomic race stock skis, and others that run the same type of flex. The speed is in the quickness. They are fast edge to edge and light - very easy for a lighter weight skier - thus their success on the women's WC. I ski on either Nordicas or Elans, but have a pair of LAB skis to mess around on when i dont want to put the effort into my skiing.
Originally Posted by Beanie
- but why are the Rossi race stock ski softer than the retail ski?
Originally Posted by SkiNut
If I understand what Checkracer is saying, then a stiffer ski is preferable for a skier with a "less ophisticated technique" (that would be me)? Is this correct?