Best Skis for Freestyle Skiing

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It’s an exciting time for the freestyle skiing enthusiasts out there. As the season gets fully into swing, the powder hounds are packing the equipment, gathering the alpine attire and heading to whiter lands for some serious snow slaying.

Over the next few months we’ll be setting you up with the finest equipment, clothing and protective gear to make those days on the mountains the best you’ve ever had. Seeing as you definitely can’t ski without some actual skis, let’s start with Surfdome’s best skis for freestyle skiing.

We stock a whole host of men’s and women’s skis specifically suited to freestyle skiing, but here are our top picks as selected by Surfdome’s very own ski buyer, Rick Hutchings.

Men’s Freestyle Skis

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APO Kai Pro Skis (Kai Mahler Pro Model)

 

Tip Width: 121mm
Waist Width: 87mm
Tail Width: 113mm

 

“The first Pro Model from Kai Mahler and I have to say that he’s nailed it with this ski. One of the biggest confidence building park skis for sure. Super playful and rips around the mountain with total ease.”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

 

The Brand: APO APO

APO are revered in the world of snow sports, and when you see their Swiss mountain HQ and next level equipment, it’s easy to see why. Commendable technical skill, rigorous innovation and constant fine-tuning put this Swiss brand among our favourites here at Surfdome. With the likes of Will Berman, Mirabelle Thovex and of course Kai Mahler testing out their products, you can rest assured knowing you’ve got yourself a real stellar piece of gear with APO.

 

 

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Armada AR7 Skis

 

Tip Width: 119mm
Waist Width: 86mm
Tail Width: 109mm

 

“Amazing park ski, with loads of tech features for park domination. Durable, powerful and stable as hell.”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

 

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The Brand: Armada 

Armada are a total ski revolution. With a team comprised of sterling engineers, artists, designers and pro level athletes, this brand has reached legendary status in 40 nations worldwide. Technically superior and with cutting-edge graphics, Armada skis aren’t for the fainthearted.

 

 

 

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 Majesty Rock ‘N’ Rolla Skis

 

Tip Width: 105mm
Waist Width: 85mm
Tail Width: 105mm

 

“The Rock ‘N’ Rolla is a firm favourite with perfectly balanced swing weight that will have you powering around the mountain. Lots of stability and pop in the park. Big smiles all day long!”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

 

The Brand: Majesty majesty

Majesty are a dedicated freeski company, so it’s no surprise this brand manage to constantly churn out some of the most innovative freestyle skis on the market. After taking on the slopes under the expert guidance of world class riders, the final touches of every ski are carefully completed by hand resulting in something with real character and unmistakable style.

 

 

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Liberty Team Edition Skis

 

Tip Width: 116mm
Waist Width: 87mm
Tail Width: 105mm

 

“The Liberty Team Edition has a huge amount of versatility wherever you ride. The bamboo core keeps things light and snappy and the full camber gives you heaps of edge grip. This ski excels in the park but loves ripping the groomers just as much!”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

The Brand: Liberty liberty

Residing in the heart of the Colorado mountains, Liberty work, live and breathe everything ski. With a clear and simple goal of using the best possible materials for the job, the skis Liberty produce are undeniably some of the best of their kind. Their no frills approach to design means they don’t add materials or features to the products unless they actually improve your experience on the snow. This company are all about function.

 

 

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Head Caddy Skis (Simon Dumont Pro Model)

 

Tip Width: 120mm
Waist Width: 84mm
Tail Width: 109mm

 

“A very solid park ski that will help you get those tricks dialled! Loads of stability under foot for stomping landings and super fun blasting around the hill”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

 

The Brand: Head head

Head are one of the most recognised sports brands in the world. With decades of experience and a wealth of knowledge behind them, they are real contenders regarding top quality ski equipment. This company are experts at seamlessly fusing performance and durability with unforgettable style and unwavering quality.

 

 

 

 

 

Women’s Freestyle SkisMarielle Series

 

APO Marielle Skis

 

Tip Width: 117mm
Waist Width: 85mm
Tail Width: 112mm

 

“This is a real confidence building women’s twin tip from APO. Very light and versatile, this ski will have the ladies ripping around the mountain in no time!”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

 

The Brand: APO APO

APO are revered in the world of snow sports, and when you see their Swiss mountain HQ and next level equipment, it’s easy to see why. Commendable technical skill, rigorous innovation and constant fine-tuning put this Swiss brand among our favourites here at Surfdome. With the likes of Will Berman, Mirabelle Thovex and of course Kai Mahler testing out their products, you can rest assured knowing you’ve got yourself a real stellar piece of gear with APO.

 

 

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Armada Cantika Skis

 

Tip Width: 119mm
Waist Width: 83mm
Tail Width: 109mm

 

“A solid park ski for the ladies looking to really push their park riding. The Cantika is responsive and smooth with a durable construction. Hot laps are where it’s at with this ski!”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

 

The Brand: Armada Armada

Armada are a total ski revolution. With a team comprised of sterling engineers, artists, designers and pro level athletes, this brand has reached legendary status in 40 nations worldwide. Technically superior and with cutting-edge graphics, Armada skis aren’t for the fainthearted.

 

 

 

 

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Faction Ambit Skis

 

Tip Width: 116mm
Waist Width: 86mm
Tail Width: 116mm

 

“This Ambit is light and poppy with a really smooth flex. Perfect for floating through slopestyle courses and well balanced on rails. Heaps of fun out shredding around the mountain too.”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

 

The Brand: Faction faction

If you’re lucky enough to operate out of Verbier and Breckenridge and ski for over 100 days a year, it’ll be fair to say you’re probably a bit of a pro. Well that’s exactly how the team at Faction live. Using their own expertise and that of the world’s best athletes, this company take their passion for freestyle skiing and push the limits to provide you with the best gear possible. Not only that, every ski is topped off with some of the sweetest graphics around.

 

 

 

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Liberty Envy All Mtn Skis

 

Tip Width: 115mm
Waist Width: 85mm
Tail Width: 110mm

 

“The Envy benefits from Liberty’s bamboo wizardry, enabling the ski to be light and playful whilst remaining solid when stomping landings in the park. Perfectly balanced for the ladies out there taking freestyle skiing to the next level.”
Surfdome’s Ski Buyer, Rick Hutchings.

 

 

The Brand: Libertyliberty

Residing in the heart of the Colorado mountains, Liberty work, live and breathe everything ski. With a clear and simple goal of using the best possible materials for the job, the skis Liberty produce are undeniably some of the best of their kind. Their no frills approach to design means they don’t add materials or features to the products unless they actually improve your experience on the snow. This company are all about function.

 

 

 

Click here to check out all of Surfdome’s freestyle skis.

 

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