Equipment

Types of Skis

  • Race Carver
  • Allround Carver
  • Touring Ski
  • Fat boys / Powder ski
  • All Mountain Carver
  • Twin tips
  • Lady skis
  • Youth skis
  • Kids skis

 

Race Carver SL

Use for:  Groomed Slopes
             Race orientated skier, Slalom

  • Radius: 13 m / 165 cm
  • Cut: 118 – 66 – 99
  • Length: 170, 165, 160, 155, 150

 

Fat boys / Powder ski

Use for: Powder and Off piste

  • Radius: 25 m / 192 cm
  • Cut: 134 – 101 – 124
  • Length: 192

 

TWIN TIP

  • Tips on front and back of the ski - switch skiing

  • The binding is in the middle of the ski

All Mountain Carver

Use for:  everything

  • Radius: 18 m / 170 cm
  • Cut: 116 – 79 – 104
  • Length: 182, 176, 170

 

Characteristics of Skis

  • Length
  • Cut
  • Flex
  • Torsion
  • Absorption

 

Cut

  • Width of shovel
  • Width of middle
  • Width of end
  • Radius

 

Running surface - Edges

 

Choosing Skis...

  • Where to use
  • Ski characteristic
  • Length
  • Skiing skills
  • Weight of the skier
  • Tallness of the skier

 

Binding

  • Toe piece
  • Heel piece
  • Plate
  • Ski stopper

 

Binding - Characteristics

  • Fixation
  • Adjustment, Z-Number
  • Horizontal - flexibility
  • Vertical - flexibility
  • Length – flexibility
  • Release

 

 Z-Number - Binding 

  • Tallness
  • Weight
  • Age
  • Skiing skills
  • Boot lengths

 

Binding Plates

  • Higher standing - reduces snow contact in turns
  • Allows sportive skiing
  • Absorption
  • Limited for racing (Worldcup max. 55mm)

 

Boots

  • Heel fixation
  • Mobility in the ankle
  • Enough space in the toe-area
  • Walk and ski mechanism
  • Adjustment of the flex
  • Canting (X- leg or O-leg)
  • Inner boot
  • Fitting

 

Advice for Buying

  • Size of Shoes
  • Fitting
  • Comfort
  • Use for...

 

Skipoles

  • Aluminum poles
  • Carbon poles
  • Length of poles
  • Handle
  • Wrist strap

 

Clothes

  • Functional!
  • Underwear
  • Jackets and trousers:
    • Water resistant and breathable
  • Gloves and mittens
  • Helmet

 

Sunprotection

Take care of reflection (Snow, Fog, Altitude)

  • Skin protection:
  • Eye protection:
  • Helmet: