Originally Posted by XJguy
I figure with the change in FIS ski specs these things will all be obsolete by next season ...
Next season, they won't be permitted in World Cup or Continental Cup races. Continental Cup = Europa Cup, Nor-Am, Far East Cup, South American Cup and Australia-New Zealand Cup. In the following season, they won't be permitted in other FIS races. The USSA hasn't said when, if ever, the equipment rules will change for USSA races. They'll probably never be illegal for USSA Masters' races.
I'm not sure they're quite entirely
On the other hand, there are often good deals on old-model race skis, obsolete or not. I think a lot of people are just addicted to the latest stuff ....