Line Skis is making a carving ski (yes, you read that right) and it’s called the Blade
What do you think of when you think of Line Skis? “Skiing the wrong way since ’95,” right? Line was hatched by Jason Levinthal in 1995 to produce skis that would enable skiers to hit jumps, ride backwards, spin easily and, overall, be more creative. At first, Line produced ski boards, that propelled Mike Nick to an X Games slopestyle gold medal in 1998, but in Line really took off in 1999, when it produced the full-length, twin-tip Ostness Dragon, and it hasn’t looked back since, remaining a top choice for freestyle-inspired skiers to this day.
However, Line ain’t no one trick pony, and the brand is releasing a completely out-of-character ski, called The Blade, for 2021. It’s not a twin tip (although its shape is funky), it’s not playful and it won’t ski switch (at least not very well). It’s meant to do one thing: slice up groomers like Wesley S.... Continue Reading at Free Skier