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I'm 16 and go skiing nearly every weekend. I need to find a new pair of skis since my current ones are complete crap. I want to get something that can handle a bit of everything. I like the occasional powder day but usually I will not need that, living in california. I want to get into park a bit more this year but definitely don't want to get just a park ski, only one that can handle the occasional park trip and those side of the trail jumps. I have a rather low budget so I don't mind getting last years model. Hopefully around $450. I've been looking at the volkl kink and volkl bridge but i'm open to pretty much anything. Although I am a woman I dont want to just look at ladies skis. I'm 5'8 and 135 lbs intermediate-advanced. Thanks so much for any suggestions
Id maybe go for the ON3P Jesse 100s. Perfect to handle everything like soft pow, groomers, park, and all mountain needs. Assuming your a girl because of the pink name
SIP Elliot Shuster
K2 shredditor 102 (aka Remedy 102 if you want the female top sheet), is probably your best bet to find on a decent sale. K2 is such a huge manufacturer they dump previous years inventory for dirt cheap. It's a solid one quiver, good inside and outside the park.
If you get a better budget though my personal favorite jack of all trades ski is the Faction Prodigy, with close contenders including the Nordica Soul Rider and the Blizzard Peacemaker. Those skis will be much harder to find on sale unfortunately.
I like Volkl skis but I haven't gotten a chance to ride the Bridge, I'm not sure how the full rocker would do in the park, the design seems similar to the rossi scimitar which had problems with the full rocker washing out when landing spins.
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