Frontside Skis

HEAD Total Joy (2020)

2020 Women's Frontside Ski

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Brand: Head

Model: Total Joy


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

148, 153, 158, 163, 168

Radius (m)








Rocker Technology


Quickness / Maneuverability

4.58 / 5


4.25 / 5


3.92 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

4.67 / 5

Crud Performance

3.83 / 5

Balance of Skills

4.5 / 5

Binding Included



3.42 / 5


2020 HEAD Total Joy
The 2020 Best in Test HEAD Total Joy.Photo courtesy of HEAD

The Total Joy touts much of the same technology as Head’s KORE series—a karuba wood core, Allride Rocker, and graphene in the tip and tail to lighten the load. That said, the Total Joy is an entirely different ride. With an 85mm waist, she’s more at home carving corduroy at speed than smearing turns in bumps and crud. And while the KORE 93W will gladly help an intermediate skier break through, the Total Joy prefers already confident skiers who like to get edgy with it.

STRENGTHS: Hard Snow, Stability at Speed


Awards for the 2020 HEAD Total Joy

Best in Test 2020
Best in Test in the Women’s Frontside Category for 2020.