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unless you really ski groomers super hard i dont see any point to having camber, ive skiied ep's hellbents, and the new kung fujas on groomers, and i liked them easily as much or better than a normal camber ski, they feel like they turn quicker and even with them being detuned underfoot on the ep's they held an edge amazingly well, better than my park ski's with the same amount detuned, im not sure if its because of the shape or contact patch, but they felt awesome on hardpack.
now if your trying to ski groomers like a racer i could see the rocker tips and tails giving away too easily, but im assuming nobody on this site skis groomers hard enough for that to matter, i used to race when i was younger, and if i can ski them on a groomer and be extremely impressed with how they feel, then any normal park skier should have no complaints.
the best i can describe it is like a snowboard feel but with more grip because of having two edges, you can make super wide surfey turns and super quick cuts and slashes, alot more than a normal camber ski, if you have ever skiied a slalom ski, its similar to that but with a way more surfey fun feel.
so if they ski groomers better, ski park better, pop just as well, better on rails, better for butters, better for pow, i dont see why anyone would think rocker is a bad idea, its obviously better than normal camber in almost every way for what we do. its a tiny bit harder for landings, but its only actually noticable on something like ep's or hellbents with a ton of rocker and soft flex,
I am "the friend" haha
And yea, the K2 skis fealt kinda dead, no to much pop not very playfull, the ammount of rocker they used was good and they skis pretty well on the groomers, but the revivles are just like a rockerd public enemy.
And yes the 2012s are dope haha