Testers loved the Prophet Flite and Sick Day 95 in the east coast. Read what they had to say in the November issue of SNOWEAST Magazine.
“Out of all three of the Prophet series I tested the Flite was a standout in excitement. A much lighter version of the 90 it’s loaded with snappy energy that I didn’t want to click out. A feather on steroids.” Carol Beale
Sick Day 95
“Phenomenal right up with the Prophet that was a top pick last year. A directional freeride ski with a pin tail design means an early rise tip and tail with a thinner tail. Amazing for pivot turns and great for carving going off piste into fresh snow. Perfect for fun in the trees and ripping up the hard pack.” Joshua Bennett
The truth about backcountry skiing: Rare is the day when the weather, snow conditions, and terrain all align to make you a superhero. Sometimes, you need a ski for the snow you get, not the snow you want. Enter the Sick Day, which we pushed hard in conditions ranging from refrozen slop to sunbaked mank to glorious shin-deep powder. Our testers enjoyed its stability, edge hold, and ability to keep them balanced no matter what the conditions. This board can feather through the easy stuff (powder/packed powder), but still charge when turning isn’t an option. Pick the Sick Day if you love short, off-piste hikes out of the parking lot or bowls with cliff-hucking options. “This is the ski for days when inch-thick crust has encased your beloved powder,” says a tester who guides cat skiers in Colorado. “Because even in crap snow it gives you power and confidence.” Another tester called it “especially well-balanced,” meaning that he always felt “centered, fore, aft, and laterally,” even when ripping through bumps and airing off backcountry pillows. We liked how powerful and steadfast it felt, a result of a soft tip that floats over crud, and a stiff tail that aids in popping skiers from turn to turn. –Backpacker Magazine
SKI OF THE YEAR – ALL MOUNTAIN CATEGORY – LINE SICK DAY 95
An all mountain that’s 95 underfoot? Yes, we were surprised too, but this is a true ski-anything-anywhere-anytime plank that floats like a powder ski and rips like a piste ski. Built with a soft rockered tip and slightly stiffer rockered tail, the Sick Day line showcases some awesome graphics courtesy of illustrator Derrick Muscat. The whole Sick Day range wowed at the ski test, thanks to their stable, lightweight and easy to ski nature, but in this category, versatility is key and the 95 has it in the bucket-loads.
We could not find a situation in which the Sick Day 95, the narrowest of Line’s new three-model Sick Day series, wavered. For testers of all styles, sizes, and levels of aggression, it surfed soft and broken snow effortlessly, cranked spicy high-angle arcs without a hint of timidity, and flowed like honey through trees and bumps—all without punishing them for momentary balance lapses. Pop the champagne, no matter which coast you call home. This supremely versatile ski rules them all. –Skiing Magazine
Here is what The Ski Monster had to say about their 1st Day on the new Sick Day 95!
“The first time I skied the all new 2014 Sick Day 95’s was at Stratton in Vermont…….On the way up we were talking about how awesome the name of the ski was and how cool the graphics were. On the way down I was even more stoked as I was nuking down some of Stratton’s steepest runs having more fun than I’ve had on a pair of skis in a long time. They are way easier to ski than many other skis in the same catagory; they’re less work than the Mantra, more fun than the Rossignol S3 and lighter feeling than both of them.”
And click here to check out their full review of our new Freestyle skis
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