Welcome to our new beta design! Click here to go back to the old Newschoolers.
Why so aggressive? Take it easy. This kids just isn't informed, but he is trying to learn...so ease up.
Listen, mass produced skis are made by faceless corperations focussed on the bottom line (no pun intended).
Smaller companies have craftsmen for most of the manufacturing processes, and these skilled workers want to make money, but they are also pationate about skiing and want to make the skiing experience are fun as possible. They put care, love, and effort into every pair. Can you feel this when you ski? Hell yes! Handmade ski companies can tweak their model easier and the result is some of the most sought after shapes and feature in the industry. Similarly, race cars are always put together by highly skilled mechanics and the parts are produced by elite machinists. It will show on the track.
Skis should be handmade. Whether it is for performance, or just to retain the integrity and soul of our sport, Skis should be made by skiers.