Carving Skis

Nordica Dobermann Spitfire RB 80 (2020)

2020 Men's Performance Carving Ski

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Brand: Nordica

Model: Dobermann Spitfire RB 80


Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)


Lengths (cm)

156, 162, 168, 174, 180

Radius (m)






Quickness / Maneuverability

3.75 / 5


3.5 / 5


3.42 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

4.46 / 5

Crud Performance

3.38 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.88 / 5


2.54 / 5


2020 Nordica Dobermann Spitfire RB 80
The fast Nordica Dobermann Spitfire RB 80 for 2020.Photo courtesy of Nordica

With an 80mm waist, the Nordica carver earned high praise for its ability to carve and stay stable at high speeds, but also take on less than perfect piste conditions with assertiveness. Testers noted the Spitfire is enough ski to handle beer league races but stable enough to entertain—and help improve—skiers looking to step up their corduroy carving game. The no-nonsense, dark-as-night top sheet also earned praise in the liftline and beyond.

STRENGTHS: Stability at Speed, Hard Snow

WEAKNESS: Forgiveness

Awards for the Nordica Dobermann Spitfire RB 80

Gear Guide best value 2020
Best Value in the Men’s Performance Carving Category, 2020.