Sidecut

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What is great about today's skis?

Sidecut

You will know a ski's sidecut by its shape. Deep sidecuts revolutionized skiing in the mid-1990s. Most of today's skis have deep sidecuts (with a wide tip and tail, and a narrow waist), which help you turn (as long as you can lay a ski on its edge). If you are still skiing on your straight skis from the 80s, trade them in for new technology!

   

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