In Depth Staff Reviews:
By: Matt McDonald
Highlights from the 2019 Faction skis lineup:
Along with some flashy colors schemes, Faction rolls out a Prodigy line for 2019 that features more unified construction. The company basically took the tech from last year's Prodigy 4.0 and pumped it into the narrower models in the series.
Lighter, with flax. New rocker profile, shape, and flex. At waist widths of 90, 96, 104, and 112, the Prodigy line offers burly, smooth all-mountain/big-mountain performance—a nice midpoint between the CT line and Dictators—at lower price points than the Candides.
You've now got yet another option for skiing like Candide Thovex: the CT 5.0. Offered in a 183cm length, it's a 122mm-waisted, twin-tip powder ski with a 25-meter turn radius that looks ultra ... Continue Reading
2019 Faction Prodigy 2.0 Description:
The Prodigy 2.0 is updated to pop and stomp whatever you throw at it. A directional twin tip, the Full Strength Sidewall construction conbined with a Poplar/Beech sandwich core means that the Prodigy 2.0 is soft and poppy enough to butter everything and stiff enough to rail groomers.At a versatile, all-mountain 96mm underfoot, and with an upgraded tail rocker, this ski is the ultimate inbound freestyle tool.
2019 Faction Prodigy 2.0 Specs: