Monthly Archives: February 2015

The Swiss brand Stöckli selects the very best materials to built its skis, which are worldwide reknowned as being next level in terms of manufacturing quality and finishing. During ISPO 15 Stöckli, introduced its 2016 ski line which includes numerous skis using the Core technology. bCore is the lightest wood core currently available on the […]

For 2016 Faction skis, will keep on producing the multi award winning Candide’s ski serie, with playful, freestyle all-mountain skiing in mind. Apart from some shape modifications, the Candide’s line is still built with the only core able to put up with the massive airs and impacts taken by the freeski super-star: bCores. bCore is […]

The Black-Crows flagship, the Nocta, big twin-tip backcountry slayer, comes back for 2016 with a dramatic loss of weight. The upcoming version is 1kg lighter than now! This has been made possible thanks to the use of bCores, a balsa plywood core for unparalleled lightness. reinforced by flax fiber composites webs for higher fatigue properties […]

K2 skis, has always been a leading company in terms of innovative shapes and ski constructions, being at the for front of emerging tendences. True to its reputation, K2 innovates once again, with launching for 2016 a ski made specifically for the free-touring European market. Specifications of such ski is unparalleled lightness with unparalleled downhill […]

More ski brands are displaying flax fibres layup, ampliTex, instead of the traditionaly used glass fibres. Indeed, flax is a very sustainable material, much nicer to handle to work with than glass, no skin iritation, no harmfull dust, which are the first reasons why people love to work with it. From a technical point of […]

Nemesis, Wild Belle, Belle to Belle, here are the names of three beauties, featured by Nordica during Munich ISPO 2015, which will be part of their 2016 ski collection. This all mountain orientated ski range, has been designed to answer women needs for a easy-to-drive ski, performing on all types of terrain, with a light […]

The biggest snow sport fair of North America is a wrap and it has been the occasion to have a glimpse some of the upcoming innovations in 2016, within the ski industry. Salt Lake City based ski builder, Kitten Factory, with 14 years of experience producing skis, is known for making carbon layup skis, with […]