Stöckli Stormrider 88 (2020)

2020 Men's frontside ski review.

Specs

Overall Rating 3.71 / 5
Tip / Waist / Tail (in Millimeters) 128/88/114
Lengths (in Centimeters) 168, 177, 186
Radius (in Meters) 19
Flotation 2.93 / 5
Quickness / Maneuverability 3.71 / 5
Playfulness 3.43 / 5

 

Forgiveness 3.36 / 5
Hard Snow Performance 4.36 / 5
Crud Performance 3.71 / 5
Balance of Skills 3.79 / 5
Level Expert
2020 Stockli Stormrider 88

The 2020 Stöckli Stormrider 88.

There is a lot of ski packed into the Stormrider 88. Featuring two sheets of Titanal sandwiching a light wood core that uses balsa and fuma, the ski is perfected by a smooth shovel rocker and durable-yet-damping polywall sidewalls. There wasn’t a skier at Taos who could overpower this ski. The test crew agreed that the Stormrider 88 was strongest on hardpack, but could be finessed everywhere else, too. 

STRENGTHS: Hard Snow, Stability at Speed

WEAKNESS: Forgiveness

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