Advanced+ level all-mountain
skier Heyman's rating of this ski:
Considering his skiers profile:
"A good frontside all-mountain ski is an agressive carver to lay trenches on the groomers and should also be able to handle bumps, skied of pistes and up to 10cm of fresh snow. A combination of a sportive character and comfort."
My favourite frontside
1. Stöckli Laser AX
2. Elan Amphibio 16 Ti2
3. Salomon X-Drive 8.0 FS
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Effortlessly turning all-mountain ski
The Elan Amphibio 78Ti is a versatile all-mountain ski that performs best on piste. The extra titanium reinforcements make the 78Ti much stiffer than the Elan Amphibio 78 and therefore suited for ambitious intermediates and advanced skiers. The Amphibio 78Ti boasts the same effortles turning abilities as the whole Elan Amphibio series. But the extra stiffness makes the ski more stable at high speed. That appeals to more sportive skiers, whereas the less ambitious skiers are probably better off with the Amphibio 12 or Amphibio 14.
Elan's Waveflex technology is, disrespectfully said, like a corrugated iron roof of a shed. It means it can bend lengthwise, which provides longitudinal flexibility that in turn results in easy turning. On the other hand it cannot bend crosswise improving torsional stability. Simple and effective.
Elan about the Amphibio 78Ti Fusion
"The Amphibio 78Ti is an incredibly versatile ski boasting a superior flex pattern. It is equipped with WaveFlex™ technology and RST Sidewalls, and reinforced with a layer of Mono titanium. We build this ski using our Power Woodcore, which provides better edge hold on tip and tail areas resulting in a uniform ski flex, and included our revolutionary Amphibio® Profile. This ski is definitely ready for anything", says Elan.
Elan Amphibio 82 XTI: wider than the Amphibio 78Ti, more suitable for advanced skiers.
Salomon X-Drive 80 Ti: brilliant frontside all-mountain ski, perfect for the very sportive all-mountain skier.
Atomic Nomad Blackeye Ti ARC: smooth and comfortable ski that carves perfect turns due to ARC technology.
All-mountain ski Elan Amphibio 78Ti Fusion 2016
"Smooth and comfortable"
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