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Blizzard Thunderbird R13 (Sport Carver 2023/2024)

Product Summary

The Blizzard Thunderbird R13's full retail price is €1,000. The Ski costs roughly €220 more than the average price of all Sport Carver Ski, making it a real premium Ski. This ski is just right for good skiers. Stable but not overpowering. This stiff-tailed ski is designed for perfect grip on-piste. It is best not to leave the groomed runs with this ski. The ski is available from 155 to 170cm. The skis handle like slalom race skis. Perfect edge hold and a small radius ranging from 11 m to 13.50 m make them the first choice for short turns.

The ski in details

If you like arcing turns—a lot of turns—this ski is for you. This is the tightest radius offering from the Thunderbird lineup with a 13-meter rating, bringing quick and snappy energy everytime.

Our Trueblend Piste Woodcore combines beech and poplar to provide a stable, yet forgiving ride—with more stiffness in the middle of the ski and softer in the tip and tail. Whether you’re initiating a carve or sliding more casually, this Thunderbird is ready to fly. Top all that off with carbon armor that dampens every turn and your ride will be smoother than the rest.

Technologies

  • 2Ti Duramax Sandwich Full Sidewall
  • Trueblend Piste Woodcore
  • Full Camber

 

ACTIVE ARMOR
Active Armor is a vibration damping and rebound control system that is located under the binding. Inspired by the carbon armor from the Firebird collection, the plate is brought outside of the ski body which allows it to flex freely.

TRUEBLEND PISTE WOODCORE
The Trueblend Piste Woodcore is designed with a harder flex zone in the center, that provides stability and edge grip, a medium flex zone in front of and behind the binding that provides control, and a soft flex zone in the tip and tail that provides easy turn initiation and release.

DURAMAX
The top titanal layer is extended to the very edge of the ski and placed directly under the top foil which is then milled back 3 mm, thus exposing it.

HIGH VALUE DETAILS

  • Matt -shiny finish 
  • Storm icon plaquette 
  • Gunmetal finish 
  • Embossing

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Facts

Season 2023/2024
Season start: 2023
Season end: 2024
Category Sport Carver
Suggested Retail Price 1000 €
BindingTPX12 Demo

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Terrain

Slope
90%
Powder
10%

Skill Level

1 = Newbie, 10 = Pro
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Available lengths

Length (cm)Radius (m)Sidecut (mm)
155
36.09 ft
120
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70
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104
160
39.37 ft
120
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70
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104
165
42.65 ft
121
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70
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105
170
44.29 ft
121
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70
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105