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Ski Review 2018/19: Ladies High Performance

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last update on Oct 30, 2019

Attention, sports-minded ladies! The models from our category „Ladies High Performance“ are perfect for sporty to athletic winter sportswomen who find allround skis too comfortable, or slalom and giant slalom models too aggressive. These varied models are easy to turn and effortless to ride even in high speed.

Athletic and Technical Perfection for the Slope!

As ladies' skis' quality increases every year, their weight keeps decreasing, making those models some of the most popular lightweights of the ski industry. Technically as well as visually the perfect companion on freshly groomed slopes, they guarantee top-notch skiing pleasure.

The season 2018/19 models have been tested by wintersports professionals such as Eva-Maria Brem or Nicole Schmidhofer. At St. Johann Alpendorf, the ladies not only tested the skis' technical traits, but had a close look at their design as well. Five of our reviewed models recieved the ranking "excellent", four of them were ranked "very good".

Target: sporty and athletic female skiers

Winner: Fischer My Curv

Fischer My Curv
Fischer My Curv

The Fischer My Curv could convince our judges in all areas, and scored record-breakingly for short turns and edge grip. A full 2.7 points ahead of the runner-up, this model clearly wins the "Ladies High Performance" category, and recieves an "excellent" rating.

General effort8.6 / 10
Steadiness8.9 / 10
Edge grip9.1 / 10
Short turn9.3 / 10
Long turn8.9 / 10
Total44.8 / 50

>> Look here for more information on Fischer My Curv!

Second: Völkl Flair SC Carbon

Völkl Flair SC Carbon
Völkl Flair SC Carbon

With its great performance, Völkl's Flair SC came second in the "Ladies High Performance" ranking. The ski's dynamic drivability as well as its good scores for edge grip and effort convinced our judges.

General effort8.5 / 10
Steadiness8.4 / 10
Edge grip8.4 / 10
Short turn8.4 / 10
Long turn8.4 / 10
Total42.1 / 50

>> All information on Völkl Flair SC Carbon is found in our database!

Third: Salomon S/Max W Blast

Salomon S/Max W Blast
Salomon S/Max W Blast

Its sporting and precise nature made it possible for Salomon S/Max W to score a podium finish. With this high performance model, effortlessly perfect turns in the snow are no sorcery. This ski recieved top scores in all areas, hence is has been rated as "excellent", and made the third place in "Ladies High Performance".

General effort8 / 10
Steadiness8.7 / 10
Edge grip8.7 / 10
Short turn7.8 / 10
Long turn8.6 / 10
Total41.8 / 50

>> Further information on Salomon S/Max W here!

Overview of the Results in Ladies High Performance

RankSkiRatingPrice (RRP)
1Fischer My Curv44.8€ 599.95
2Völkl Flair SC Carbon42.1€ 779.95
3Salomon S/Max W Blast41.8€ 799.99
4K2 LUV Machine 72 Ti40.6€ 649.95
5Atomic Cloud 1240.1€ 649.95
6Nordica Sentra SL 7 FDT39.3€ 749.95
7Dynastar Speed Zone Elite SL39.2€ 699.99
8Elan Insomnia38.3€ 599.99
9Blizzard Alight Pro37.4€ 800


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