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Would these skis be too big for me?
Hey guys, just a question before I make any purchases. So I have a guy offering me a pair of 187 Liberty Helix skis, good price with bindings. Almost exactly what Im looking for, but theyre a little longer than I was looking at originally. I currently ski some park skis at 178, and just wanted to add a bit fatter ski for all mountain/groomers/powder when Im out in colorado. Im 5'10", bout 177 lbs, really athletic build. Pretty advanced skiier, when I go out west I dont do much park, I charge hard, ski some steep stuff, occasional chutes and whatnot, trees, the like. So would 187's be too much for me to handle? Just wondering, I havent really ridden skis that long before so Im unsure, highest Ive demoed is 182's and those were fine.
Yea that should be okay I would think. Do they have 3 stage rocker? If the do it'll ski shorter. I skid 173 3sr park skis yesterday and I'm 5'4" so you should be fine. Hope I helped a bit. With about how tall you are and your weight that'll be great in pow
Thanks for the insight! +K to ya man.
For a powder ski, it will be fine. I'm a bit smaller than you and I demoed a pair of 192 atomics last year and they felt fine. They will be a bit too long to be good onthe park but you will be fine
im 5-9 and run 188's there huge, but offer good control in powder and crud(They where only 50 bucks too), but if your like me and run tight east coast glades all the time, a tall ski might not be a great choice
Yeah dude def go with that length. It's what you really should be skiing at your size in pow anyways.
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Yeah you will be fine, should be a good length
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I'm 5'5 and ski 177s in pow ( I wouldn't want to go any shorter). That size seems perfect for you, go for it!
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