Striaght out of a newsletter freeskier sent out.
'What up Freeskier readers,
Coming at you with early reports of new gear from the showroom floor at SIA. We'll also be posting stuff on freeskier.com, so check for the latest there as well.
Just got a sneak peak at next year's stuff from the folks at Atomic, and evidently Rex Thomas and crew have been busy coming up with a completely unique twin-tip for next year. The ski is called the Triplet, and it's so named because it's a buy-two, get one free deal. Really. The Triplet HP will sell for around $499, and that gets you three skis. Each of the three skis has a unique topsheet, so Atomic is hyping the fact that you can pair the skis however you want to come up with three different topsheet combos. Or, should you break a ski or blow out an edge, you have a backup. It's a pretty cool idea, and a really good price for three skis. The HP will be available in a 173, 172, and 181, and it weighs in at 78 mm under foot. These are the skis that Rex Thomas, Tom Dolezel and Travis Redd will be rocking all winter, so you should get an early look at them at the X Games.
Atomic's entire park-ski line will be new next year. Look for the Deviant, which at $400 is a super-affordable park ski that still bears that Atomic name, so you know it'll rock the quality that Atomic is known for. And there's another Triplet in the line, the Triplet Urban, a jib-specific ski that should have a street price of about $599. The Urban Trips all use RSR (Rail Slide Reinforcement), a second set of edges under your boots for a no-hook grind and fewer edge blowouts.
That's the latest, greatest from the ski industry show here in sin city. We're trying to get stories up on the web as often as possible, but there's hardly a calm moment in Vegas. Check in for more breaking news on freeskier.com.'