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Salomon S/Max BLAST (2020)

2020 Men's Performance Carving Ski

Brand: Salomon

Model: S/Max BLAST

Overall Score: 3.74 / 5



Specs

Tip / Waist / Tail (mm)

121-72-106

Lengths (cm)

160, 165, 170, 175, 180

Radius (m)

17

Gender

Male

Level

Advanced

Quickness / Maneuverability

4.08 / 5

Playfulness

3.62 / 5

Forgiveness

3.77 / 5

Hard Snow Performance

3.15 / 5

Crud Performance

4.19 / 5

Balance of Skills

3.88 / 5

Flotation

2.69 / 5


Salomon S/Max BLAST 2020
The 2020 Salomon S/Max BLAST.Photo courtesy of Salomon

Elements of Salomon’s race-specific products began to trickle into North America last season, starting with this all-around groomer destroyer. The S/Max Blast performed extremely well in Taos. Testers noted the Edge Amplifier technology increases power transmission from binding to edge, and also garnered comments like “made me smile,” “super quick!” and, perhaps most telling, “category definition ski.” 

STRENGTHS: Hard Snow, Stability at Speed

WEAKNESS: Crud