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Blizzard Viva Magnum 8.1


Blizzard Viva Magnum 8.1

$1399 incl IQ HP 12bindings

Test length (cm): 165 Shape (mm tip-tail): 121/81/106
Turn radius: 15m @ 165cm Lengths: 151, 158, 165
Comments: Nice and stiff; a strong carver but you need to really give it to the turns; Lucinda. Really lively - stay centred or the ski will take over; Jo.
Verdict: An outstanding piste performer, not so great outside that arena.

theSKImag ratings
Stability: Turns:  
Liveliness: Short
Versatility: Med
Edge grip: Long
       
Snow:   Skier type:  
Powder Corduroy cruiser
Crud Supertrail carver
Heavy All mt adventurer
Corduroy Powder hunter
Ice Bump tragic
  Park/pipe

 

jim darby/the snow biz
There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

arnie wilson/from the alps
Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

go flip/flip byrnes
Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.


There's a lot to like about ski lifts, and the people who make them.

Life is full of ironies. The Alps got the snow and Russia got the Olympics.

Meet the fashion victims; a whole winter world of them.