Rating: / 5
Stability at speed: 3.37 / 5
Hard snow performance: 2.90 / 5
Crud performance: 3.40 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.64 / 5
You may think you have to choose between a ski that does one thing exceptionally well and one that does everything fairly well. Enter the Free Luv, which should have its price marked up for saving you the deliberation. With solid scores across the board, it proves you can have it all. It’s easy, fun, strong, stable, energetic, playful and serious, with an ability to adapt to all input and terrain—except ice, where it washes out. “This ski inspires you to go more places by being so versatile,” said Thys.