Rating: / 5
Lengths: 150, 158, 165, 173
Stability at speed: 3.31 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.23 / 5
Crud performance: 3.25 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.09 / 5
The 9S Oversize is lightweight but stable, lively but damp. You need to ski it with power, but it doesn’t waver when you do. Initiation is quick, followed by a secure cross-fall-line carve and a mellow finish.
Silky through the turn. Easy to adjust turn shape.
Could use some more energy in transition.
"The edges were always in contact with the snow. They’re unflappable." —Mark Lesh