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New 2022 Elan Ripstick 96 Black Edition Skis 164cm

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    Item: 910000110028

    Elan Ripstick 96 Black Edition Specs:

    Construction:Full Sidewall
    Rocker Type:Freeride Rocker Rocker
    Ability Level:Ability Level 8
    Bindings:Not included. We suggest a brake size of 95-105mm.

    This Ski Is A Staff Favorite:

    Powder7 Staff Pick Harry
    By: Harry
    The Ripstick 96 Black Edition is one of my favorite skis to ride on. I've used these at Loveland along with some of the larger resorts (Beaver Creek, Vail, etc..) and they are awesome wherever you take them. They stay grounded down the groomers and are playful when you want to play around. Highly recommended for any intermediate to advanced skier.

    Our Take:

    Two years ago we told you that if James Bond owned a ski, the Ripstick 96 Black Edition would be the one he would ride. Well, after not offering a Black Edition of the Ripstick for the 2020-21 season, it thankfully returns for 2022, with new technology and upgrades as any great spy tool would have. A tactical freeride ski, the Black Edition takes Elan's Amphibio design even further with Amphibio Carbon Line Technology, which inlays Vapor Tip Inserts at the tip with a mesh carbon weave reinforcement along the inside edges of both skis to considerably improve edge hold, dampness, and energy over the previous Black Edition skis. Combine that with the all-new QuadRod technology, which inserts two additional carbon rods into the middle of the ski compared to the normal Ripstick to add smoothness, grip, and increased power. At 96mm underfoot, it's also the best in the lineup in terms of balancing carvability with soft snow prowess. James Bond doesn't make tradeoffs with his gadgets, and neither does Elan; while the ski has become stronger and more stable, it hasn't lost its typical balance of quickness and maneuverability. Get a Ripstick Black Edition and be like Bond... James Bond.


    • - Tubelite Woodcore
    • - QuadRod: Two Full-Length, Carbon Rods in Core with Two Additional Carbon Rods in Tip and Tail
    • - Amphibio Rocker Profile
    • - SST Sidewall
    • - 100% Recycled Vapor Tip Inserts
    • - Carbon Line Technology
    • - TNT Technology
    • - Sintered UHMW Base
    • - 1710g at 180cm

    Talk with an Expert:

    Call us at (720) 674-5443 during our business hours:

    Tuesday:  10:00am - 7:00pm
    Wednesday:  10:00am - 7:00pm
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    Saturday:  9:00am - 6:00pm
    Sunday:  9:00am - 6:00pm
    Monday:  10:00am - 7:00pm

    February 7th update. For in-store shopping, please see our note below about appointments.

    Speak with one of our on-site ski experts to find out if the Elan Ripstick 96 Black Edition is the right ski for you (or the perfect gift for someone you must really like).

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