2018 Elan Ripstick 96
lan has a whole slew of new skis for 2018 with the Ripstick 96 sitting smack dab in the middle of their freeride line in terms of the range of widths. These skis are based on Elan’s new Amphibio tech that uses specifically shaped core profiles for the left and right ski. Essentially the inside edge of the ski uses a more cambered shape to ensure edge grip and stability while a more rockered outer edge allows for quick adjustments and seamless turn initiation. The construction of the ski is designed to be both lightweight and stable thanks to a wood core with partial vapor tip inserts. The result is a ski that screams versatility, especially considering its 96 mm waist width. We were excited to find out what our testers thought of these new skis and are happy to report they received some high praise. Each of testers skied the 181 cm length.
more at http://www.skiessentials.com/2018-ski-test?skis=elan-ripstick-96