May 14, 2010
There's a reason Olympic ski racer Julia Mancuso switched to Volkl Skis this week: They make fast, stable skis. We tested some of next year’s Volkl skis for women, including the Kenja, the Kiku, and the Fuego—see the reviews here. And if they're good enough for Julia, they're good enough for us. By Katie Matteson.
March 24, 2010
When a fashion brand comes out with a ski, we're always interested to check it out. But these pricey Chanel skis, made from rosewood, fiberglass, and aluminum, might just be a little over the top. Here's what we'd tell Chanel if they asked for our opinion.
January 1, 2010
Women testers gravitated toward the Exclusive Legend, and enduring favorite of the Dynastar women’s collection. The men (and one or two women) favored the Contact 4X4, another Dynastar classic that, with its 74 waist, is a likely bet for Easterners. Among skis that got enough test runs for a valid result, here are the rankings:
December 30, 2009
Word is getting out about the G-Force Supersonic, judging by the path testers beat to the Blizzard tent. It was among the most-tried models in the test. Testers also gravitated toward the Magnum series of all-mountain midfats, particularly the 8.1.
December 14, 2009
Gear companies show off their skis; citizen testers get to work