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Head Kore 99 Skis Now On Sale

In Depth Staff Reviews:

By: Matt McDonald

2020 Head Skis and Boots Preview

Kore Concepts Offered on the men's side in 93, 99, 105, and 117 versions, the formidable Kore is going to also be available in women's versions (93 and 99) for next year. Don't worry, ladies—these are the same Kores but with more sizes and a slightly more forward recommended mount point. The other Kores will also be offered in shorter sizes, opening the line up to more skiers. Also important in the 2020 Head skis lineup: the revered Supershapes get fresh paint jobs but no other changes. On the boot side, Head carries its Kore momentum into the freeride touring market with the Kore 1 and Kore 2 models. The Highlights Supershape topsheets change, but the skis stay the same. The Kore 99, 105, and 117 will be offered in more sizes. The Kore W, in 93 and 99 ... Continue Reading

2019 Head Kore 99 Description:

Head launched their new freeride family, the Kore series, last year with three versions, the 93, 105, and 117. The skis were so popular, Head could hardly make enough of them. For 2019, they add the Kore 99, which mirrors the construction of the other models in the line. This means an incredibly modern design for a freeride ski. The Kore 99 is amazingly light for how stiff it is. Or stiff for how light it is. You get the point. Head's Graphene keeps the tips and tails super light with a low profile, resulting in a low swingweight without compromising bomber Head performance on hard snow. These skis eat crud, chop, and crust alive. But the KARUBA wood core and KOROYD thermally-welded honeycomb material gives them life and absorption. They pop, slash, and smear with the industry's best skis in this class while keeping the ride smooth. The torsional rigidity means these skis hold a death-grip edge. If you like skis that blend fun with high performance, these should probably be at the Kore of your quiver.

2019 Head Kore 99 Specs:

Rocker:Freeride Rocker
Ability Level:Ability Level 7
Construction:Full Sidewall