Flash Reviews

  • Icelantic Nomad 115

    17/18 Icelantic Nomad 115

    After a couple days on snow, you can now check out our initial impressions of Icelantic’s playful pow ski.

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    18/19 Black Diamond Boundary Pro 115

    We’ve now spent a few days on the Black Diamond Boundary Pro 115, and you can check out here…

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    17/18 Faction Prime 4.0

    After skiing Faction’s new pow touring ski in deep snow in both Japan and Alaska, you can now check…

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    18/19 Atomic Bent Chetler 120

    We’ve now spent a few days skiing in Japan on the all-new Bent Chetler 120, and you can check…

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    17/18 Line Sick Day 114

    Now that we’ve spent some time on both the 180 and 190 cm versions of the Line Sick Day…

  • Sam Shaheen Blizzard Rustler 11

    17/18 Blizzard Rustler 11

    Reviewers Sam Shaheen, Noah Bodman, and I all have put in time on the 188 cm Rustler 11, so…

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    17/18 Faction Prodigy 2.0

    Sam Shaheen and I had a chance to get some time on the Prodigy 2.0 at Arapahoe Basin this…

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    17/18 Blizzard Spur

    A while back I wrote an overview of Blizzard’s all-mountain lineup, and I made the claim that the two…

  • Jonathan Ellsworth on the Black Crows Daemon

    17/18 Black Crows Daemon

    In my First Look at the Daemon, I spent a lot of time comparing it to one of the…

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    17/18 LINE Sick Day 104

    The Sick Day 104 is a really fun ski.

    The “Sick Day” name really threw me. I thought this was…

  • Jonathan Ellsworth on the Faction Dictator 3.0

    17/18 Faction Dictator 3.0

    I skied the Dictator 3.0 today, all day. It was my first day on the ski, and it was…

  • Brian Lindahl on the HEAD Kore 93

    17/18 HEAD Kore 93

    I’ve just spent a few days at Arapahoe Basin on the 180 cm HEAD Kore 93, and like the…

  • Nordica Enforcer Pro

    Flash Review: Nordica Enforcer Pro (vs Enforcer 110)

    Hey, I’m going to get a bit more time on the Enforcer Pro this week, but I know a…

  • Jonathan Ellsworth on the ON3P Billy Goat

    17/18 ON3P Billy Goat

    We got time on both the 184 and 189 cm Billy Goat at Mt Bachelor, and here are our...

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    17/18 Armada ARV 116 JJ

    Here are our initial thoughts on the Armada ARV 116 JJ.

    Blister’s Flash Reviews and...

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    17/18 DPS Alchemist Wailer 112

    We've been surprised so far by the versatility of the DPS Wailer A 112.


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    17/18 Atomic Backland FR 109

    After our first day on the Atomic Backland FR 109 at Mt Bachelor we've got some initial impressions.

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    17/18 Salomon S-Lab X-Alp

    Here are our initial thoughts on the downhill performance of the new Salomon S-Lab X-Alp.

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    17/18 Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD 130

    We put the new Atomic Hawx Ultra XTD 130 head-to-head against the Salomon MTN Lab. So who won?

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    17/18 K2 Catamaran

    If you like really playful skis, you’re going to want to read our initial on-snow report of K2’s newest...