Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 4.20 / 5
Hard snow performance: 4.21 / 5
Crud performance: 3.38 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.89 / 5
We could explain Atomic’s new Doubledeck technology, with its two independently flexing decks that adjust the ski’s power as you pressure it, but we’d rather tell you how it skis. With by far the category's highest score in rebound energy, the VF 75 is the test’s most enthusiastic, popping in and out of turns with boundless verve. A burly construction makes it unwavering at high speeds, but a nimble sidecut makes it comfortable and easy to tip on edge. “Strong, sturdy little ripper,” Sheinberg said.