The Masterminds are obviously a price point ski and are good for those looking for their first pair of twins. They are super light, so they are great for learning spins on, and are also pretty soft, so a beginner would be able to flex them easily. Unfortunately, they are not at all very durable, and after about 10 days on them I began to experience severe topsheet chipping. If you ride your skis even remotely hard in the park, these are not the skis for you. Overall, this is a good ski for those just starting out in the park, but once you start progressing they become useless.