so line came to my 'resort' today to demo next years skis. let me start by saying that i was very surprised by this, as anyone who has every skiied in ohio can vouch for me that its terrible, and im surprised any ski companies care about us at all. but anyway, all the new line skis were there, including all three sizes of prophets. they had the 130 waists, and i didnt think they were gonna let people demo them, but i asked the dood and he was like, hell ya. so he mounted em up with a pair of reactors, and i gave em a try. It was like 60 today and we had around 6 inches of snow, so i didnt really get the whole feel of the real purpose behind the ski, but it felt like i had a pontoon on each foot.....i fuckin floated everywhere. The craziest thing is that you can go straight and then angle your skis and slide down the hill with almost no change in speed. its so fucked up. but they rode reallly nice switch, which i was impressed about. overall, id say if i lived somewhere where the total winter precipitation exceeded 5-6 feet, id consider purchasing a pair. they were insane. i just thought it was nuts that they would demo such a rare and 'specialty' ski
i also gave the invaders a try, and was very impressed. the graphics are SICK (as with every other ski that line came out with this year). They looked like they were mounted really close to center. very soft and flexy and lightweight. the dood says that they are going to retail for $299, so im definately nabbing a pair.
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