The Laser AR is a race-inspired all-mountain ski built for high-speed-carving enthusiasts, with a wider waist than other models in the Laser family so it won't trench too deeply on soft groomers. Its sidecut radius is optimized for short- to medium-radius arcs. In addition to the wider waist, it gets a touch of tip rocker for terrain-smoothing shock absorption, plus a layer of rubber in the tail for softer, less demanding turn finishes. The Laser Series includes six models of Stockli's highest-performing frontside precision carvers, incorporating race-inspired technologies in detuned constructions appropriate to resort conditions. All are built on narrow waist widths for maximum edge grip and edge-to-edge quickness on hard snow. All are wood-core constructions, for dampness, responsiveness and durability, with full-length vertical sidewalls for optimized edging, and Stockli's fastest high-density graphite race bases. All are metal-reinforced for high-speed calm, using two sheets of titanal. Stockli Skis, now 75 years old and under its third generation of family ownership, is based in Wohusen, Switzerland, near Lucerne.