Elan Ripstick 96

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Elan Ripstick 96

MSRP: $900.00

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LOOKING THROUGH OUR TESTER REVIEWS FOR THE ELAN RIPSTICK 96, there’s one word that comes up time and time again: versatile. But don’t think this is just the same old Ripstick from Elan. Sporting an updated design, the Elan Ripstick 96 still features the signature Amphibio Profile—rocker on the outside edges and camber on the inside—for a designated left and right ski that creates easy turn initiation and superior edge hold. But it now receives Carbon Line Technology on the inside edge of the front half of the ski for better stability at high speeds. A Tubelite wood core paired with carbon rods on the edges create a lightweight yet powerful feel and 96 mm underfoot provides a wide enough platform to enjoy a new storm layer. “Extremely stable and resilient,” says FREESKIER’s Gunter Jones, “felt totally in control of these puppies.

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