To enjoy your day on skis it is important to choose the appropriate ski from the very beginning. Either you are a starter or expert. The right product is crucial.
you want to start and just began your skiing career, you want to have fun. The ski should help you to improve your skills.
skiing is pleasure; you can ski, have a certain technique and can ski down different kind of slopes.
you know how to ski strong and safe, are experienced with technique, snow conditions and slopes.
At HEAD we distinguish between different silos or segments of skiing. Each has its own characteristic and style. As skiing is much segmented already we want to deliver each segment the best possible solution.
To find a model for your use and your needs, you must set the field on which you want to evolve.
Nomen est Omen. The MONSTER line delivers the promise. A race construction ski including ERA 3.0 for wider footprint skis. Enjoy the feeling of a race ski with a wide platform under your foot. A totally new experience for on-piste and off-piste adventures.
The right length of your ski is not primarily depending on your personal height but more so from your abilities, technique and also requests.
Long skis provide more stability at high speed, you can go faster but you also need more power to steer the skis.
Shorter skis are more agile, engage quicker but are less stable at long turns and high speed.
In a nutshell:
Skis with short radius should be skied with shorter length; the better the skier the longer the ski length. Starters are better off with shorter skis, experts will choose longer skis for faster turns
Skis which are properly maintained increase not only its speed but also safety. You can maintain your ski by yourself or by a retail skiing expert. A running base of a ski is like the skin of our body. The better you treat it the longer it lasts and performs. If the running base looks already white or grey it´s time to wax it.
The edges of the ski are equally important. Sharp edges provide the necessary stability and grip during a turn. It will make your skiing life easier and you´ll have much more fun.
The factory tuning of our skis is between 0,8–1,2° base bevel and 1–1,5° on the side. (depending on the level of ski; performance skis are more aggressive then starter skis)
But your retail partner at home knows best about that standards and is able to help you.
After the season, we suggest a service just as you do with your car. Once a year an all-around service for running base and edges will help you to prolong the lifetime of the product.