Replying to The Logic behind non-symmetrical Skis?
Something I've been thinking about recently is the prevalence of asymmetrical skis. Most pros, and most kids who just shred the park use a ski that is fatter in the nose than it is in the tail. And as far as market share goes, from having a quicker glance around the hill, asymmetrical skis seem to out numbered perfectly symmetrical skis by a great deal. You rarely see pros, or people in the park in general riding Anthems, Da'Nollies, etc
But surely, there is an obvious advantage? A perfectly symmetrical ski will mean the centre of mass of the ski is directly beneath midsole, making it easier to balance on rails, because the weight of the ski is perfectly distributed, and will reduce swing weight in the air
So how come there is such great supply and demand of asymmetrical skis, despite theoretical advantages of symmetrical ones?
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