Salomon X Wing 8 (2009)

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Salomon X-Wing 8

Rating: / 5
Price: $775.00
Year: 2009
Level: 3
Gender: Male
Waist Width:
Tip/Tail/Waist: 118/73/101
Lengths:

Stability at speed: 3.35 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.36 / 5
Crud performance: 2.98 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.08 / 5

Its perfect blend of forgiveness and carving chops had testers calling the X Wing 8 "balanced" and "category-defining." Prefers long- and medium-radius turns.

Props

Falling into the backseat? A big sweet spot lets you recover instead of being tossed.

Gripes

Bounces around in crud.

Tester's Take

"Not too stiff, not too soft." -Chad Johnson