Released January, 2009
The Pros:Lightweight materials used, make it easy to carry around and more maneuverable. Good carving ability on most surfaces. Gain speed very quickly on most surfaces.
The Cons:Very poor floatation on powder. Lots of chatter once you hit the crud, hard on the legs.
The Extreme is an all-mountain men's ski from K2's Twin Tip lineup and is an upgrade to the EXT. The ski is designed with a twin tip and tail for optimal performance in both directions and has 3.5mm edges, making it resistant to cracking.
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It has a Sidewall construction with ABSorb ABS-Urethane hybrid sidewalls to maximize control and absorb impact. The Extreme features a wood core and has triaxial braiding for torsional rigidity and strength. It also has a standard camber, allowing it to perform on a variety of terrains, and is suited for riding both on and off piste. The ski is recommended for use with K2's SchizoFrantic or Flat bindings.
- Twin Tips & Tails
- Standard Camber
- Sidewall Construction
- Wood Core
- 3.5mm Edges
- Triaxial Braiding
- ABSorb ABS-Urethane Hybrid Sidewall
- Terrain: Powder: 40% Park: 60%
- Sizes: 159, 164, 169, 174, 179, 184
- Radius: 21m@ 179/Standard Taper
- Bindings: SchizoFrantic or Flat
User Reviews (2)
lightweight materials used, make it easy to carry around and more maneuverable
good carving ability on most surfaces
gain speed very quickly on most surfaces
smooth ride over groomers and softer surfaces
durable build resists chips and can take a few heavy landings without a problem
very poor floatation on powder
lots of chatter once you hit the crud, hard on the legs
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