Ski review Elan SLX Waveflex Fusion
No compromise slalom ski
This is a slalom ski in the extremes. The Elan SLX Waveflex Fusion is a no compromise slalom race monster. When you put this ski on its side, you almost get catapulted away. That's how quick the acceleration is. The precision of the SLX is mind boggling. This ski is made for experts and experts only. We slalom mortals are in for a very difficult time.
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Circumstances, when I tested the Elan SLX Waveflex Fusion, were far from perfect: bad visibility, a half prepared piste with loose snow and bumps. I'll be honest with you, I had a really hard time skiing the Elan SLX. This ski is just not made for bad circumstances. But I'm sure it'll come right into its own on perfectly prepared smooth groomers.
Fast switch and acelleration
Mind boggling precision
Extreme short turn
Bear in mind that the Elan SLX is a ski that needs a lot of power from the legs. Every bit of energy you put into it will come back. That's certain. But there's no way you can ski the Elan SLX in a relaxed or comfortable way.
Elan about the SLX Waveflex Fusion
"No need to compromise between speed and precision - the Elan SLX WaveFlex Fusion delivers everything you need for a superior slalom experience." I agree. This ski lacks nothing in speed and precision. And maybe it delivers a little bit too much for the slalom experience.
Dimensions of the SLX Waveflex Fusion
Length (cm): 155, 160, 165, 170
Sidecut (mm): 116-66-104
Radius (m): 11.5, 12.1, 12.9, 13.4
The Fischer RC4 Worldcup SC Pro and the Salomon 3V Race are very stiff and demanding slalom skis as well, but not as difficult to ski as the Elan SLX. The Atomic Redster D2 Sl is much easier to ski than the Elan SLX.