Ski Sizes For Kids | LIVESTRONG.COM
Sep 2, 2010 . Most ski shops fit kid skis by measuring from the ground to the chin in centimeters . . A longer ski gives better control and stability, so if you have a little . Shaped skis have largely replaced the long, straight skis of the past.
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I make assumptions here, but I think most skiers spend a fair . Please don't think I am someone wedded to old 2m straight skis, all in -ones and bobble hats . . progresses I have to tighten them frequently to maintain stability.
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It is best to demo several lengths of ski to find the best fit. Shorter skis allow for quicker turning, but longer skis will go faster and be more stable at speed.
How to Size Skis | eHow.com
In the days of traditional straight skis, skis came in two basic types: downhill and . a more advanced skier will probably want longer skis for greater stability.
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Volkl continues to innovate and press new development in their skis, while keepthe . From the old school straight skis to the 1st generation of shaped and now I have . More stable than most powder skis, holds an edge very well even on the .
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Oct 13, 2008 . The loaded ski now made a more-or-less straight beam and could be pushed . The rocker is a way to make a very big heavy stable ski feel .
Comments - Wooden Cross Country Skis
You can make straight sided skis as shown below or have a decorative, Nansen- style . I noticed that they were a lot more stable than my Karhu's or Skilom.
Ski Log 2004-2005 season
Jan 30, 2005 . If you ski it like your old straight skis you will not experience the full effect of . Not only that, but the skis are much more stable these days using .
Relative Ski Position - Bumps For Boomers
In days of yesteryear when we used straight skis, this was a desirable . to be countered so that the hips are facing more downhill than the direction of ski travel . . First, it is an inherently less stable position to have the uphill ski ahead of the .
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If you are struggling with your skiing, it is not your fault. . boots more comfortable and most importantly set you up for quicker, easier turns and comfort and stability on the snow. . The skis don't track straight and they're more difficult to turn.
heartcarving - a new way to ski
I love the part where you straight line through the lift corral. . For that type of skiing I would prefer a SL ski - more stability and purer carving .
The Best Downhill Alpine Skis | Trails.com
Equipped with two layers of a carbon laminate and a square shape, it makes it fast, stable and rigid. This model is appropriate for expert-level skiers.
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Don't worry though, we have a lot more Fat skis in stock than that. . reverse camber in the ski tip for stability on-piste and flotation in the powder; Bamboo . In the old days, my last pair of truly straight skis were 205?s and they were too long .
Advantages of Shaped Skis | Trails.com
Today's shaped skis are light-years ahead of the older straight skis, helping beginning skiers accomplish in . A broader tail aids in stability. . Choose an all- mountain ski if you spend most of your time skiing in-bounds but enjoy groomed runs, .
Why do slalom skis feel unstable and riotously out of control on ...
I ski a 155 slalom and I don't think there is a more stable ski on steeps. . After 47 years on straight skis these feel pleasant and easy to turn.
192 Big dumps?
A buddy of mine really loves stiff straight skis, but he likes this for his tree ski. . They are the most stable ski make, you can scrub your speed .
Another Kabookie vs Bone Question
The Bonafide, of all the skis I tried, was also the most predictable on boilerplate. . the Bone being a super stable platform where guys can slide into a turn. . different sport relative to the days of straight skis that I remember.
ACL braces for skiing? Any thoughts?
Is it that the non braced skiers are more likely to get hurt from skiing because they don't have a . Stability is probably the key. . with shaped skis whose tails were more likely to hold rather than skid free (like old straight skis).
Salomon BBR Ski - pure genius? or pure stupidity?
Mar 2, 2011 . As far as stability, 186s felt like low to mid 170s. . For the more advanced and frequent skier who's looking to fill a similar . thats a straight ski .
Old School Skiing Technique
Hi all, I have recently aquired some old school straight skis (K2 Unlimited VO . I could be wrong and offcourse it could be a pc of the puzzle but more important is how to unweight the skis in order to turn. . But also stable.
Death of METAL????
I wonder if the skier's style isn't more relevant. If you crud bust by just bombing straight through you want an ultra stable ski. If you view the crud .