To date, not summer, but winter sports are so popular, which is very obvious. Increasingly, people do not go to the southern resorts, but to the snowy mountains, where you can ski well and stretch.
How to choose the right ski so that the journey brings only positive emotions, and how to avoid troubles associated with the wrong choice? This is what we will talk about today in our article.
So, let’s consider all types of skis in order.
All skis are divided into several groups:
On the target audience
When choosing skis, you need to pay attention to the function that they will perform.
From here another separation follows:
Professional skis (marked “Sport”).
Such skis can afford only people who are seriously engaged in skiing. As a rule, such skis have a little weight. Also, each type of such skis is intended for different states of snow.
Amateur skis (marked “Fitness”).
This type of ski is recommended to be bought by those who first got skiing or those who cannot call themselves a professional skier. Such skis is slightly heavier than professional, which will allow you to stay on your feet more confidently. In addition, their price is small.
Tourist (marked “Touring”).
Tourist skis is intended exclusively for tourist walks. Such skis are very heavy, wide, and on the lower surface they have some notches that can avoid slipping.
By the method of movement
Here the separation occurs in the number of driving styles:
Classic (marked “classik” or “Cl”).
The usual way to ride along the rolled ski.
Skate (marked “Skate” or “SK”).
With this type of driving, the skier slides skiing in the snow like ice skates. The driving method differs in its speed of speed.
The ability to move both skating and classic, depending on the desire.
By type of structure
There are classic and carving skis. Classic are direct skis, while carving have a more pointed nose and thick endings, which is very convenient for beginners, because these skis are more stable skis.
According to the made material
As a rule, skis are made of two types of material – plastic and wood. To date, precisely plastic skis has gained great popularity, because they are more durable and durable.