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Is this the most exciting season in slalom equipment yet?

jhughesjhughes Posts: 1,013 Mega Baller
My problems in slalom are not equipment-rooted so I'm not speaking for myself here, but just this year we have seen:
  • Two hot aftermarket fin designs
  • New ZO setting(s)/programming
  • New miracle rope from ML
  • What seems like damn good skis from everybody
With all this new seemingly materially better stuff out there, will we see some records fall?


  • Than_BoganThan_Bogan Posts: 6,584 Mega Baller
    Do records for money spent on ski gear count!? :)

    I am very excited about all this tech, because it's just plain fun. But, as you rightly point out in your intro sentence, equipment is usually a tiny fraction of the puzzle. The ski I'm on right now was literally Caldwell's for quite a while, and I love it, but for some reason I can't ski quite as well as Caldwell on it...
    Nathaniel Bogan -- GUT Padawan
  • ski6jonesski6jones Posts: 1,053 Mega Baller
    The best money I'll spend on skiing this year will be to improve the material between my ears.
    Carl Addington, Lakes of Katy, Texas
  • Keith MenardKeith Menard Posts: 602 Crazy Baller
    @ski6jones I didn't know you could still get lobotomies :)
  • ski6jonesski6jones Posts: 1,053 Mega Baller
    @Keith Menard I know a guy.
    Carl Addington, Lakes of Katy, Texas
    jayskiThan_BoganDaveDKeith Menard
  • WishWish Posts: 7,974 ★★★Triple Panda Award Recipient ★★★
    And the advancements (especially envelope pushing design) may continue with props. Or should this be under ".....why I love the Internet" thread. :D

    >>> 11.25..a different kettle of fish. <<<
  • h2onhkh2onhk Posts: 294 Crazy Baller
    @Wish that is one wild prop
  • Bill22Bill22 Posts: 1,682 Mega Baller
    Update: 3 new aftermarket fins.

    I have to agree with @jhughes there is so much cool new gear out now.
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