Tested for you: Skis 2012/13
A good ski makes the difference on the slope as well as in off-piste skiing. The choice of the ideal ski is based on various factors, such as skiing skills, application area or even aesthetic preferences.
In collaboration with worldskitest.com we tried for you the new ski models of the leading ski producers for the season 2012/2013. Just click on the single ski brands and discover the test results!
Since its inception in 1924, the Austrian company Fischer is known for its innovative character and to be always in search of the latest technologies. Fischer is a leading provider of equipment for alpine skiing and Nordic skiing in the world.
The Austrian company headquartered in Mittersill in Salzburg was founded in 1945. In the seventies Blizzard made a name for itself with the development of the thermo-ski. Today, the brand stands for technical quality skis, which fulfill nearly every demand.
As for skis with appealing design, modern production and innovative materials, the American sports equipment producer K2 is always first in line. The product range includes all-round, race, freeride skis and more, as well as other winter sports equipment.
The company Nordica with head office in Treviso (I) was founded in 1939 by the Vaccari brothers and initially it was specialized in the production of free time and winter shoes. Today Nordica is represented in all winter sport resorts around the world and offers not only quality ski boots, but also various types of skis.
Skis, ski boots and winter sports clothing by Rossingol are a good choice in every respect. The single ski models were continually improved and adapted to the needs of different skier types. The range of appropriate accessories is expanded, too.
Whether you need race skis, free skis or all mountain skis, Salomon has professional, technical and quality solutions for all demands. In addition, the company offers also other equipment for a pleasant day in the snow.
The Völkl family comes from the city of Straubing in Bavaria and in 1923 they sold their first skis, at that time under the name “Vöstra”. After the famous zebra ski, many world-cup-tested skis, carving skis, snowboards, new bindings and more high-tech and high-quality still come first.
Apart from the well-known companies and brands again and again also other ski producers call attention to their selves due to innovative skis, unique designs and special ideas for the ski runs.
Elan has been present for over 60 years as a producer and supplier of sports equipment. Innovation, technological advancement and unique design are the real strengths of this brand, as demonstrated by the magnificent ski and snowboard products from this house.
The brand Dynastar, born in 1963 at the foot of Mont Blanc, manufactures technical products dedicated to skiing, ski mountaineering and freeride. The Dynastar brand is also popular in the all-mountain ski world for the female customers.
The traditional WorldSkitest includes also a YouthSkitest. It is always scheduled for the last test day and apart from Twin Tip skis there are examined also the latest giant slalom skis for kids.
Today, the YouthSkitest is a fixed part of the WorldSkitest that always takes place on the last test day. In the category Twin Tip the kids test the same models with the same length as the adults – but partly they arrive at completely different results.
Comfort and optimal skiing fun rank among the most important demands that Allround skis have to fulfill. According to the ski tests nearly all of the quoted models come up to the expectations concerning effort, smooth running and swing turns.
First and foremost skis of the category High Performance are directed at very sporting skiers, who attach great value to quick change of the edges, excellent grip even on icy slopes, good acceleration and at the same time smooth running.
Do we need different skis, in order to choose the right one according to weather and snow conditions? Not at all! The tested All Mountain skis show that they are optimally suitable for nearly all demands.
This year the category Men Race Slalom contains many excellent and very good results. This is in favor of the good work of the ski industry, which delivers again and again perfect material for sport-oriented ski athletes.
For all fans of the Open Space, the models of the best brands for you! Design and performance are the main features of these skis that promise, for lovers of open spaces, lots of fun!
Who wants a ski for all tracks and slopes, can choose between models of the category Men Allround. Excellent results in tests in this category for this year!
Attractive look and design for the fans of Twin Tip are as important as their technical features! The tests in this class have evaluated both factors! Here are the results for you!
By now www.skiholiday.com participates in the World Skitest for the fifth time. Every year another skiing area is the scene for this important ski test that presents and checks the skis of the next winter season. This year it was the turn of the skiing area Wilder Kaiser-Brixental in Tyrol.
HEAD is a leading global provider of high quality sports equipment. In its winter sports section, HEAD is among the most trusted brands for several years. Top athletes worldwide love HEAD for its quality and cutting-edge technology.
Since 1955 passion, performance and innovation have push Atomic to propose ever more technical and specific equipment for those who love snow and skiing in all its forms. Here are the results of the tests of this year!