Carving Skis

Blizzard Firebird Competition 76 (2020)

2020 Women's Performance Carving Ski

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Brand: Blizzard

Model: Firebird Competition 76


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

158, 166, 174, 182

Radius (m)






Quickness / Maneuverability

4.45 / 5


4.1 / 5


4.2 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

4.85 / 5

Crud Performance

3.65 / 5

Balance of Skills

4.4 / 5


2.1 / 5


2020 Blizzard Firebird Competition 76
The Best in Test 2020 Blizzard Firebird Competition 76.Photo courtesy of Blizzard

Hold on to your bloomers, gals—this ski is going places, with or without you. The new Firebird Competition 76 is designed to be a tad more forgiving and user-friendly than the more seriously race-oriented Firebirds—but just a tad. With a moderate shovel and multi-radius sidecut, the Competition 76 lets you rip short or long turns and caters to ex-racers who aren’t hurling themselves down gates anymore, but still ski like they’re trying to beat the clock.

STRENGTHS: Quickness, Versatility

WEAKNESS: Playfulness

Awards for the 2020 Blizzard Firebird Competition 76

Best in Test 2020
Best in Test for the Women’s Performance Carving Category