Fischer Watea 78 (2008)

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Rating: / 5
Price: $970.00
Year: 2008
Level: 2
Gender: Male
Waist Width:
Tip/Tail/Waist: 122/78/107
Lengths: 159, 167, 174

Stability at speed: 3.90 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.71 / 5
Crud performance: 3.75 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.37 / 5

The Watea 78 delivers expert-level performance with supreme skiability. Our testers lauded its many turn shapes and snap—especially when cranking tight arcs on groomers.

Props

Lightweight and maneuverable.

Gripes

The ski chatters some when straightlining.

Tester's Take

"Smooth and forgiving, with some guts." —Mark Lesh