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J Skis The Friend (2018)

2018 Indie Ski

Brand: J Skis

Model: The Friend


Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

136/115/125

Lengths (cm)

173, 180, 186

Radius (m)

19.5

Waist Width (mm)

105-120

Gender

Male

Line skis founder Jason Levinthal launched J Skis three years go to sell small-batch skis direct to consumer. The Friend is aptly named: Playfulness, Versatility, and Stability at Speed received high marks, and testers called this fatty “super forgiving, but powerful” and “predictable, with good energy.” Carbon stringers and a maple core provide the guts to “slay pow and carve up the front side.” Put simply: “A powder ski that does it all.”

STRENGTHS: Versatility, Flotation, Stability at Speed

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