Author Topic: Wider skis for my wife?  (Read 1514 times)

bushwacka

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Re: Wider skis for my wife?
« on: November 02, 2011, 05:35:06 pm »
need is a strong word, noone needs wider skis, heck noone needs to ski.....

the deal is in most cases more float is a good thing. At her weight she has the advantage of getting 130mm of float out of a 98mm skis which means that her powder skis can be alot more versatile than a guys powder skis.  the only reasons to run a narrow waist is to have better edge grip, to be quick edge to edge, and to not hurt people's knees. I do not know a single person who has ever been on fatter ski  in 3d snow and was thinking man I need less float.