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Salomon S/Max 8 (All-Rounder 2022/2023)

Product Summary

The Salomon S/Max 8's full retail price is € 550. The Ski is roughly € 50 cheaper than the average price of all All-Rounder Ski, making it a mid-range model. Effortless to ride at all speeds, this ski is just right for all intermediate skiers. This All-Rounder Ski definitely prefers groomers to powder runs. It is designed for perfect edge hold on-piste. Available lengths for the ski are ranging between 150 and 175cm.

The ski in details

When you want to make the most out of every day, Salomon's S/MAX 8 gives you the confidence to carve every turn. This modern, performing set combines top-end technologies with a unique shape, so you can work on perfecting every turn from day one.

Edge grip
The enhanced Edge Amplifier provides an even higher energy transmission to the edges, resulting in 30% more edge grip and an unmatched edge-grip experience.

Agility
Salomon's slalom-specific Edge Amplifier helps you experience increased agility thanks to more underfoot flex, so you can carve through the slopes with more efficiency.

On-snow performance
Experience great performance and a nice ski-to-snow contact with the Woodcore construction and sandwich sidewalls.

Technologies

Poplar Woodcore
Woodcore offers stability, liveliness and forgiveness while ensuring good ski-to-snow contact.

Single Ti
A single layer of titanal reinforcement on top of the core for great edge grip, efficient energy transfer and liveliness.

Edge Amplifier SL
The redesigned, SL-specific two-piece Edge Amplifier provides 30% more edge grip while maintaining the right amount of flex underfoot for increased reactivity, agility and grip.

Full Camber
Underfoot camber with no rocker.

Tip & Tail Protector
Increased ski longevity: keeping skis visually attractive even after intense use.

Ski review Salomon S/Max 8

At the 2022/2023 WorldSkitest the skis in the category „Men Allround“ were closely evaluated at Silvretta Montafon. Tester’s opinion: "The "Salomon" is a ski with sophisticated technology and many strengths. Its greatest advantages are the long turns paired with perfect running smoothness and above all without unnecessarily straining the power reserves. The "S/Max 8" promises hours of skiing fun and enjoyment."

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Ski review score

Physical effort: 7.6 / 10
Stability at speed: 7.6 / 10
Edge hold: 7.5 / 10
Short turns: 7.3 / 10
Long turns: 7.6 / 10
Final score 37.6 / 50

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Facts

Season 2022/2023
Season start: 2022
Season end: 2023
Category All-Rounder
Suggested Retail Price 550 €
BindingM 11 GW

Best for ...

Terrain

Slope
80%
Powder
20%

Skill Level

1 = Newbie, 10 = Pro
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Available lengths

Length (cm)Radius (m)Sidecut (mm)
150
42.65 ft
118
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73
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101
155
42.65 ft
119
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73
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102
160
45.93 ft
119
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73
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102
165
49.21 ft
120
-
73
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103
170
49.21 ft
121
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73
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104
175
52.49 ft
121
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73
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104