Tru Luv (2009) - Ski Mag

Tru Luv (2009)

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K2 True Luv

Rating: / 5
Price: $750.00
Year: 2009
Level: 2
Gender: Female
Waist Width:
Tip/Tail/Waist: 119/72/103

Stability at speed: 3.78 / 5
Hard snow performance: 3.41 / 5
Crud performance: 3.44 / 5
Forgiveness: 3.58 / 5

Each brand has a personality, and K2's women's skis-which all boast women-specific molds-are all about stability. The True Luv is no exception. From the moment you stand on it, it guides you gently yet firmly into an arc, and a relaxed tail transitions you into the next one. If you're not ready to carve, it responds well in a controlled skid. Though it didn't excel in any one criteria, testers gave it a straight-Bs report card. "A feel-good ski that gives you the confidence and ability to arc and charge," said Howard.

Best For

All-mountain explorers

Not For

The timid


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