FRESH TRACKS - February 23, 2024

In Defence of Narrow Skis

Reading Time: 2 minutes   ‘‘I’d noticed a direct relationship between pain, snow hardness and ski width… ’’ Repeated visits to an orthopaedic surgeon revealed exactly how my knees had worn with time. This got […]

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RYAN REPORT – Buying Advice – Skis pt 1

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Ski Canada magazine is introducing a new series of posts from tech editor Ryan Stuart on all things alpine skiing. Watch for regular updates In the market for a new […]

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Welcome Wagon

Reading Time: < 1 minutes “We all know the biggest problem with our sport is not just getting new skiers and snowboarders to come out and try it, it’s getting them to come back,” says […]

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Testers’ Choice

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Reading Time: 8 minutes With the tape used to mask the topsheets gone, we can reveal our testers’ favourite skis in each category (as well as their sponsors). It’s time to match your own […]

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Easy Cruising – 2012

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Reading Time: < 1 minutes Mid-range performance in long and short turns. Written by Ron Betts, Test Editor Have you ever watched a ski video—you know the ones I’m talking about, where the athletes rip perfect turns […]

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Ski geometry

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Reading Time: 5 minutes Heart of the matter As the ski industry pushes its boundaries, skis, boots and bindings have followed suit. Behind every astounding pro trick, you’ll find an army of engineers looking […]

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Split Decision

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Reading Time: 3 minutes Despite Utah’s trademarked, and distracting, “Greatest Snow on Earth” swirling outside the windows of Snow Basin’s magnificent base lodge in January, I was still able to listen intently to a […]

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