Volkl markets these as a solid all-mountain and park ski, but I would say they're more of an all-mountain ski that can be made to work in the park if you have nothing else. To quantify, they feel like eighty percent all-mountain, twenty percent park. The flex is stiffer, with a fairly firm tip and tail (slightly more rigid tail than tip) which makes them pretty solid in variable conditions. They tear through bumps pretty well. The powder performance is decent, considering their 95mm waist. When tipped over, they'll lay down a solid carve, but with a more relaxed style they can be a rather loose and smeary ski as well. I credit these skis powder performance, carving ability, and potential for a looser feel to the full length rocker. It's designed to excel in these areas. Where this ski struggles is definitely in firmer conditions. When things ice up a bit, the full rocker doesn't offer a whole lot of edge bite. For me, the full rocker, combined with the stiffer flex, also made the ski less than ideal for the park as well. The stiffer flex tends to make the ski a little less forgiving on landings and rails. Also, because the ski has no camber and is rather stiff, it takes more work to get the ski's flex to pop you into the air. Not that it's impossible, it's just more effort. The ski seems built for all-mountain riding, rather than park, in terms of durability. The bases and edges are rather hard, which means that if they get hit hard enough, the tendency will be to break rather than bend. Which is something to consider when looking for a park ski. However, for all-mountain skiing, this can be good for taking a few knocks from rocks here and there. Overall, the Bridge is a solid all-mountain ski with a preference for softer and variable conditions, that will do for some park riding if you want to make it work.
I have had these for one full year and after riding in the park they are absolutely destroyed. Friends of mine just got the afterbangs at the same time and we have similar riding styles and his are still in great condition! After on season i was taking them to get a core shot repaired and that was when i learned tat they were delaminated in the tip...three rivets later I'm still using them. I was excited to get them but after using them I realize the are terrible!i have pieces of my edge missing underfoot but I am trying to hold out until the end of the season! DO NOT BUY THESE IF YOU RIDE PARK!!!! They are not worth the $700!