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What is that piece of plastic fastened to that pair of skis the guy at the shop showed you last week? It is one of various measures ski makers take to reduce the amount of vibration in the tips and tails of their skis when in use. This leads to easier energy transference for the skier. And that leads to better skiing. Hurray!