"Now the single largest adult ski category, twin tips were the money makers this season. Twin tip flat skis surged 32% in units, 35% in dollars and moved from 16% to 22% of all adult skis sold. Exclude carryover sales and twin tips accounted for 36% of the adult ski units and 31% of the dollars."
In other news...
"It looks as though the carve width flat ski is going the way of the dodo. Crashing 45% in units and 44% in dollars, adult carve skis fell from 20% to just 11% of all adult flat skis sold."
OUCH... 45% loss in units sold? Shits OVER.
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I posted up an article from the New York Times in some thread back in the winter about the surge of twin-tip skis sold in the market. Of course a lot of those are people buying them for their "all mountain" capabilities, or just because many skis are made that way, but regardless, this could be seen coming no doubt.
I think my family rides the whole 2000/2001 Dynastar lineup. I still ride the Concepts, my mom and sister share a pair of Snaps, my dad has his own Snaps in a longer length, and then I bought the original Candides last winter.