The Brahma's relatively narrow waist (88mm) and large-radius sidecut allow it to rip off turns of all shapes. But most impressive to testers was its ability to barrel through uneven terrain and over bumps without much chatter, thanks to a full rocker construction and three sheets of metal that don't let the ski flop around, even at high speeds. [$650; blizzardsportusa.com]
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