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Line Prophet 98 (2012)

Prophet 98

Line

2012

Gold Medal Gear

rating3.18

price$800

Ratings
Stability At Speed: 
3.38 / 5
Hard Snow Performance: 
2.72 / 5
Crud Performance: 
3.40 / 5
Forgiveness: 
3.34 / 5
Quickness: 
2.70 / 5
Rebound Energy: 
3.14 / 5
Overall: 
3.18 / 5
Balance of Skill: 
3.38 / 5
Flotation: 
3.18 / 5

YEAR2011/2012

WAIST WIDTH98mm

TIP/TAIL/WAIST132-98-123

LEVELAdvanced

LENGTHS165

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Review: The Prophets have had the testers convinced for years now, and the new 98 is no exception. It's a light, everyday candidate for finessing anything but hard snow. Line's Capwall construction combines low sidewalls with a cap that spans them-sidewall for edge grip, cap for forgiveness. The 98 is more forgiving than grippy. It manages soft groomers well but much prefers playing in crud and powder. "Clean, fresh, easy to turn," said Casey. "Could be skied from any point on the ski." NOTES: The highly successful Prophet line is still a mainstay of the Line collection, though it's waist widths are less impressive now, well suited to all-mountain soft-snow applications. The redesigned 98 gets a touch of tip rocker to make it easygoing and smooth-riding (just 2.5 mm over the foremost 20 cm of the ski). It's a metal-reinforced cap construction on a wood core. Intended use: 40 percent powder, 60 percent all-mountain.

reviews of Line Prophet 98 (2012)