For many skiers, the huge number of choices on the average retail sales rack can be both exciting and daunting. Here are a few tips to finding your perfect mate.Sept. 28, 2001 (SKI)--One of the most chilling scenes in George Orwell's 1984 comes when hapless citizens are forced to enter a room that contains their greatest fear. For protagonist Winston Smith, it's rats. If Winston had been a skier, though, his room would have been a ski shop emptied of its sales staff.