Völkl Tigershark 12-foot Power Switch (2008)

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Rating: / 5
Price: $1450.00
Year: 2008
Level: 3
Gender: Male
Waist Width:
Tip/Tail/Waist: 124-79-108
Lengths: 161, 168, 175, 182

Stability at speed: 4.15 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.97 / 5
Crud performance: 3.53 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.55 / 5

Whether the Power Switch was on or off, the 12FT Shark was the most powerful frontside ski in the test. Be prepared to hang on all the way through long, fast arcs. The payoff is world-class energy and hold.

Props

Lay them all the way over. They won’t wash out.

Gripes

A bear in short turns.

Tester's Take

"Watch out, boy. She’ll chew you up. She’s a man-eater." —Hall and Oates