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Wrecked: Need help with skis!
I tore my achilles last May playing the ultra pro sport of dodgeball and I have been wearing the radest black achilles boot that goes up my fucking leg while I'm hanging .....ALL SUMMA long. It was the greatest when I was in Vegas last week in 110 degree weather and all I wanted to do is throw my bitch foot into the bellagio fountain...
...ok sorry for my self indulgent pity paragraph...here is my question if someone can help me out. Now that i've gained like 15 pounds and am now the biggest fatard at 5'11....(now 205)..I need a rehab ski to take it easy in...not to heavy but stiff enough to support my weight...i have hellbents and i ride those EVERY where around my local mountains and up at whistler...need a new pair of skis to take it easy in this winter ...
I was thinking in the lines of an anthem/wall/moment?/...i don't know...something that won't wash out like my old 1080s did..hoping that there's someone out there whose advanced/expert skier with the same stature and if they've ridden any of the skis i've mentioned...
ps..dodgeball is my bitch...touche...
the walls are stiff and would be good at your weight.....but i think i gotta go with moments just cuz i hear theyre mad fun and they have the square tips which just makes them that much cooler
i would go with anthems my friend has em and their perfect for a rebound year. good luck
what kind of skiing are u gonna be doing? like just cruising around groomers? or are u gonna be hitting jumps?
if you just want a cruising around ski and aren't gonna be hitting jumps, you might want a non- symetrical ski that you can mount farther back, cause center-mounted skis are more work to ski when your not doing park. something like an AR6 or PE (extreme, whatever the new ski is)
if your leg is in good enough shape to be doing jumps and park, the walls or reno jibs sound like a good option. i know i'll get shit for this because this site loves anthems so much, but at 200 lbs anthems might feel like your old 1080s and wash out a lot.
i would go with the anthem there a good all around ski and pretty stiff
anthem is a park ski, super soft and too a 205lb guy it is gonna be beyond noodley.
The walls might be a good choice, i think they are fairly stiff and should do alright.
Thanks guys for the options....I was hoping that the anthems would do, but it sounds like they're going to be noods for this fat ass....i was hoping to get a pair of the limited too, but oh well....I'll look at the walls for sure and the moment renos and reno jibs, but landing a pair is going to be hard...going asym and riding further back is also a good option, never thought of that....plus i have an old pair but the idea of looking GS is making me gag gay.fail....
I'm going to take it easy and try very hard not to be teased by the fucking stepups creaming for me to come over and take ....uhhh...sorry ...FUCK MY ACHILLES!!!!!!
well i have volkl walls and they are stiff and super good all mountain but since you wont be skiing park i would get a non-symmetrical twin.. AR6 are meant to be killer all mountain skis as are the reno freebirds.. both should be stiff enough for you.. volkl bridge might also be good..
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