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Elan Waveflex 78


Elan Waveflex 78

$999 incl EL 11 bindings

Test length (cm): 168 Shape (mm tip-tail): 123/78/105
Turn radius: 15m @ 168cm Lengths: 160, 168, 176, 182
Comments: Give it heaps and it just hangs on; Rod. Very solid, top ski for the category; Sam.
Verdict: Solid ski, best suited to skiers who want to drive it, rather than hang on for the ride.

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.