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buzzedHow did those work out? Seems like the tips and tails would catch a lot. Also Zai makes the exact opposite ski.
iggyskierThey actually skied better than they look. There only spot where they become really unenjoyable is traversing. That is tough. We ripped around on groomers and in the park on them with no issues. Just don't do any sort of crossing grab as the tips are prone to getting stuck.
We'll probably keep modifying the tips to be more refined and continue skiing them. They were obviously made to be as exaggerated as possible when we first pressed them, but we can also modify them as we go.
buzzedWouldnt a smoother longer shape for the tips and tail work better? Something like this
I dream day about making a ski like that but I live on the icy side and it would be kind of pointless.
veng_mdid you design the oar to have a slimmer waist but still wanted a ski that floated like a 115+mm waisted ski in deep snow?
iggyskierRowen can add more, but the thinking was a ski that would float while letting you get deeper in softer snow. With really wide skis, you stay on top of deep snow. Rowen wanted to get in the snow more without losing all the float.