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Salomon X Wing 8 (2009)

Salomon X Wing 8 (2009)

Its perfect blend of forgiveness and carving chops had testers calling the X Wing 8 "balanced" and "category-defining." Prefers long- and medium-radius turns.

Props

Falling into the backseat? A big sweet spot lets you recover instead of being tossed.

Gripes

Bounces around in crud.

Tester's Take

"Not too stiff, not too soft." -Chad Johnson

PRICE (MSRP): $775.00
Product Specifications | How We Test
Year2008/2009
LevelAdvanced
MSRP$775.00
GenderMale
Bindingwith binding
Tip/Waist/Tail118/73/101
Rating: Powder Performance3.07 / 5
Rating: Stability at Speed3.35 / 5
Rating: Long Turns2.73 / 5
Rating: Medium Turns2.73 / 5
Rating: Short Turns2.73 / 5
Rating: Maneuverability3.39 / 5
Rating: Hard Snow Grip3.36 / 5
Rating: Crud Performance2.98 / 5
Rating: Corduroy Performance3.36 / 5
Rating: Moguls Performance3.39 / 5
Rating: Forgiveness3.08 / 5
Rating: Average Score3.09 / 5
Rating: Quickness/Bumps3.39 / 5
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