>Ski manufacturers love to tout every whizzy feature of their ski yet
>rarely mention the material their core is made from. I was glad to
>see that POWDER indicated the core type on every ski they reviewed
>this year. Is it a coincidence that Rossignol is the _only_ major
>manufacturer who is still making their entire line of skis with foam
>cores? Yep, everyone else is producing wood core (or something
>besides foam) for at least their higher-end skis.
snowboard-business, foam-core is considered to be low-end trash, and
vertically laminated wood is the rule. Rossi, however, makes their
entire line with foam cores, and has sucky durability as a result.
Crispin Cowan, CS PhD student, University of Western Ontario
Soon to be a postdoct***fellow at the Oregon Graduate Institute
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