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Blizzard Brahma 88 (2021)

2021 Men's Frontside Ski Review

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Brand: Blizzard

Model: Brahma 88

Overall Score: 4.35 / 5


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

165, 171, 177, 183, 189

Radius (m)




Quickness / Maneuverability

4.36 / 5


4.13 / 5


3.82 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

4.77 / 5

Crud Performance

4.23 / 5

Balance of Skills

4.23 / 5


2021 Blizzard Brahma 88
The 2021 Blizzard Brahma 88 men’s frontside ski.Photo courtesy of Blizzard

Like a European sports car, the all-new Brahma 88’s performance is jawdroppingly good at high speeds. The ski’s new TrueBlend core maps out harder and softer woods at key locations and is sandwiched between two edge-to-edge sheets of Titanal, meaning this is a burly ski that strong skiers will cherish. Testers couldn’t find a speed limit or chink in its armor.

STRENGTHS: Hard-Snow Integrity, Stability at Speed

WEAKNESSES: Forgiveness, Playfulness

Shop Talk 2021 Vail Preview: Blizzard TrueBlend Core

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