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Help an experienced nub decide what to buy!!!
Ok I want to get a pair of twin tip freestyle all terrain skis. This will be the first pair of ski's I've actually owned. For the past 4 years I've been on ski boards (i know), and before that i was on normal ski's for 6 years. I've finally decided to come back to ski's. I've read the reviews but i'm looking for the opinions of you guys,
I ski about 50% all mtn, 35% park, and 15% glades and trees. I'm 17 years old, 6'2" and weigh 165 pounds. I live in New Jersey but i frequently go skiing up north in Vermont, I'm also going out west this year. Money is no option either.
My Options thus far
Skis- I need to know what size too.
Any others? (please no lines)
Bindings- Don't even know where to start
Any help is appreciated
id recommend the arv or msp. they can shred in and out of the park and everything else. plus they are def fun skis. id suggest the arv.
and for bindings, it depends on how hard you are on your skis. try looking for some s912 ti, or if you want something a little heavier, but more burley some p12 jibs.
i think that an arv would be too soft for him as a groomer ski. id recommend the 181cm ar6 over the arv's cause they are a bit stiffer and will hold an edge better.
y not lines? have you seen the prophet 100's?
Since you are so big, i would recommend the MSP. It is stiff enough to hold outside the park, but you can still put it in the park.
Im also 6'2 an 165 an while im in CO right now im from vt and i just ordered the msp at 181 a couple hrs ago, theyr my reccomendation
oh and im puttin salomon z12s on em, if ur just gettin back into skiing u could go with z10s if u wanted to save some bucks too
The Volkl Bridge looks like it would be best for you. It's relatively stiff, but it can rip anywhere. For bindings, go with a model that's a couple years old. Salomon is always a good brand to look at.
nah arv are fine for groomers. fun ski for groomers
MSP or ARV depending mostley just on flex (MSP is stiffer then the ARV) id say the MSP is a solid medium flex and the ARV is in the soft Medium flex range. as for sizes anything between 180-185 would be good
bindings is sorta hard but judging by ur wait id prob get a 12 or 14 din binding
volkl karmas or armada arv. or even salomon guns
I agree. The Bridge would be a good ski for you.
As for the size, I would go with 177.
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