Head The Show Skis
While Head may have suffered a lull in the park and pipe ski game in the past few years, the company’s resurgent products had our testers’ heads turning. The Show was described as “really great,” “almost too playful” and “surprisingly confident.” The Austrian ski maker imbued The Show with a vertically laminated woodcore wrapped in a fiberglass sock to create a soft feel. Yet the ABS Tuffwall sidewalls can withstand the season-long beating you’ll dish out. Early rise in the tip and tail get the buttery feeling going, while the camber underfoot adds an element of control to the ski.