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    Armada ARV 84 164 + N L10 2022 Ski Set

    Armada ARV 84 164 + N L10 2022 Ski Set

    $ 376.32
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    Full Tilt Classic Pro 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt Classic Pro 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 386.67
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    Full Tilt Descendant 100 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt Descendant 100 2022 Ski Boots

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    Marker Griffon 13 ID 110mm 2022 Ski Bindings

    Marker Griffon 13 ID 110mm 2022 Ski Bindings

    $ 211.66
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    Armada Magic J 190 2022 Skis

    Armada Magic J 190 2022 Skis

    $ 639.78
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    Dragon NFX2 Midnight (+Bonus Lens) Goggle

    Dragon NFX2 Midnight (+Bonus Lens) Goggle

    $ 188.14
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    Full Tilt FT Tongue Flex 6 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt FT Tongue Flex 6 2022 Ski Boots

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    Majesty Havoc 100-140 2022 Telescopic Poles

    $ 84.64
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    Full Tilt Apres Bootie 1.0 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt Apres Bootie 1.0 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 58.29
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    Völkl Bash 86 164 + Squire 11 90mm 2022 Ski Set

    Völkl Bash 86 164 + Squire 11 90mm 2022 Ski Set

    $ 395.14
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    Dainese Flexagon Waistcoat Back Protector

    $ 159.91
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    Full Tilt Descendant 90 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt Descendant 90 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 291.64
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    Full Tilt Descendant 120 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt Descendant 120 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 385.73
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    Armada ARV 84 171 + N L10 2022 Ski Set

    Armada ARV 84 171 + N L10 2022 Ski Set

    $ 376.32
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    Toko T8 800W EU Waxing Iron

    $ 47.-
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    Full Tilt Apres Bootie 1.0 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt Apres Bootie 1.0 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 58.29
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    Salomon Extend 2Pairs 175+20 Ski Bag

    Salomon Extend 2Pairs 175+20 Ski Bag

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    Armada ARV 86 170 + N STH2 13 WTR 2022 Ski Set

    Armada ARV 86 170 + N STH2 13 WTR 2022 Ski Set

    $ 564.50
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    Full Tilt Drop Kick 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt Drop Kick 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 338.68
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    K2 Sight 88mm 179 + Squire 11 2022 Ski Set

    K2 Sight 88mm 179 + Squire 11 2022 Ski Set

    $ 512.75
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    Volcom Garden Storm Goggle

    Volcom Garden Storm Goggle

    $ 75.23
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    Full Tilt First Chair 100 Grip Walk 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt First Chair 100 Grip Walk 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 385.73
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    Full Tilt B&E Pro Ltd 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt B&E Pro Ltd 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 385.73
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    Full Tilt Ascendant Approach Michelin/Grp Wlk 2022 Ski

    Full Tilt Ascendant Approach Michelin/Grp Wlk 2022 Ski

    $ 531.57
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    Full Tilt Kicker 2022 Ski Boots

    Full Tilt Kicker 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 291.64
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    Roxy Freebird Helmet

    Roxy Freebird Helmet

    $ 65.82
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    Smith Holt 2 Helmet

    Smith Holt 2 Helmet

    $ 56.41
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    POC Fornix Spin Helmet

    POC Fornix Spin Helmet

    $ 169.32
  • Jones Snowboards Flip-Lock Talon Pro 105-135 2022 Telescopic

    Jones Snowboards Flip-Lock Talon Pro 105-135 2022 Telescopic

    $ 150.50
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    Smith Scout Helmet

    Smith Scout Helmet

    $ 75.23
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    POC Auric Cut Helmet

    POC Auric Cut Helmet

    $ 159.91
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    Quiksilver Lawson Helmet

    Quiksilver Lawson Helmet

    $ 65.82
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    Smith Holt 2 Helmet

    Smith Holt 2 Helmet

    $ 56.41
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    Giro Neo Helmet

    Giro Neo Helmet

    $ 122.27
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    Sandbox Icon Helmet

    Sandbox Icon Helmet

    $ 103.45
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    Salomon Brigade Helmet

    Salomon Brigade Helmet

    $ 75.23
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    Smith X The North Face Code MIPS Helmet

    Smith X The North Face Code MIPS Helmet

    $ 216.36
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    Sandbox Classic 2.0 Snow Helmet

    Sandbox Classic 2.0 Snow Helmet

    $ 122.27
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    TSG Gravity Solid Color Helmet

    TSG Gravity Solid Color Helmet

    $ 79.93
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    Oakley Mod1 Helmet

    Oakley Mod1 Helmet

    $ 94.04
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    Roxy Storm Bright White Goggle

    Roxy Storm Bright White Goggle

    $ 65.82
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    Salomon Brigade Helmet

    Salomon Brigade Helmet

    $ 75.23
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    Sandbox Classic 2.0 Snow Helmet

    Sandbox Classic 2.0 Snow Helmet

    $ 122.27
  • Dainese Action Evo Protection Pants

    Dainese Action Evo Protection Pants

    $ 94.04
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    Sandbox Icon Helmet

    Sandbox Icon Helmet

    $ 103.45
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    Smith Maze Helmet

    Smith Maze Helmet

    $ 94.04
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    Smith Scout Helmet

    Smith Scout Helmet

    $ 75.23
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    POC Obex Pure Helmet

    POC Obex Pure Helmet

    from $ 94.04instead of $ 131.68
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    Shred Totality Noshock Helmet

    Shred Totality Noshock Helmet

    $ 150.50
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    Oakley Flight Deck XL Matte Black Goggle

    Oakley Flight Deck XL Matte Black Goggle

    $ 197.55
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    Oakley O Frame 2.0 Pro L Black Goggle

    Oakley O Frame 2.0 Pro L Black Goggle

    $ 81.81
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    Salomon Spell+ Helmet

    Salomon Spell+ Helmet

    $ 94.04
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    POC Fornix MIPS Pow JJ Helmet

    POC Fornix MIPS Pow JJ Helmet

    $ 169.32
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    Smith Maze MIPS Helmet

    Smith Maze MIPS Helmet

    $ 122.27
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    Electric Kleveland Sabbath Goggle

    Electric Kleveland Sabbath Goggle

    $ 122.27
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    Roxy Freebird Helmet

    Roxy Freebird Helmet

    $ 65.82
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    Dalbello Jakk 2022 Ski Boots

    Dalbello Jakk 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 197.55
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    POC Auric Cut Helmet

    POC Auric Cut Helmet

    $ 159.91
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    Dragon PXV2 Carrara (+Bonus Lens) Goggle

    Dragon PXV2 Carrara (+Bonus Lens) Goggle

    $ 225.77
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    Dalbello Lupo AX 120 2022 Ski Boots

    Dalbello Lupo AX 120 2022 Ski Boots

    $ 545.68
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    Salomon Brigade Helmet

    Salomon Brigade Helmet

    $ 61.11instead of $ 75.23
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    TSG Vertice Solid Color Helmet

    TSG Vertice Solid Color Helmet

    $ 103.45
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    Sweet Protection Looper Helmet

    Sweet Protection Looper Helmet

    $ 122.27
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    TSG Vertice WMN Solid Color Helmet

    TSG Vertice WMN Solid Color Helmet

    $ 103.45
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    Volcom Garden Tie Dye Goggle

    Volcom Garden Tie Dye Goggle

    $ 75.23
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    Oakley Flight Deck XM Matte Black

    Oakley Flight Deck XM Matte Black

    $ 197.55
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    K2 Phase Pro Helmet

    K2 Phase Pro Helmet

    $ 98.75
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    Sandbox Legend Snow Helmet

    Sandbox Legend Snow Helmet

    $ 65.82instead of $ 94.04
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    Out Of Void White Goggle

    Out Of Void White Goggle

    $ 84.64
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    Salomon Lo Fi ML White Goggle

    Salomon Lo Fi ML White Goggle

    $ 103.45
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    Marker Squire 11 110mm 2022 Ski Bindings

    Marker Squire 11 110mm 2022 Ski Bindings

    $ 169.32
  • Body Glove Lite Pro Back Protector

    Body Glove Lite Pro Back Protector

    $ 141.09
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    Smith Scout Helmet

    Smith Scout Helmet

    $ 75.23
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    Out Of Wipeout Helmet

    Out Of Wipeout Helmet

    $ 61.11
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    TSG Trophy Solid Color Helmet

    TSG Trophy Solid Color Helmet

    $ 61.11instead of $ 84.64
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    Salomon Spell+ Helmet

    Salomon Spell+ Helmet

    $ 94.04
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    Sandbox Legend Snow Helmet

    Sandbox Legend Snow Helmet

    $ 65.82instead of $ 94.04
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    Marker Squire 11 90mm 2022 Ski Bindings

    Marker Squire 11 90mm 2022 Ski Bindings

    $ 150.50
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    Sweet Protection Looper Helmet

    Sweet Protection Looper Helmet

    $ 122.27
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    Volcom Migrations Storm Goggle

    Volcom Migrations Storm Goggle

    $ 51.70
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    Electric Kleveland Matte Black Goggle

    Electric Kleveland Matte Black Goggle

    $ 122.27
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    TSG Gravity Solid Color Helmet

    TSG Gravity Solid Color Helmet

    $ 79.93
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    Toko Complete Wax Case

    $ 122.27
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    Armada ARV 96 177 2022 Skis

    Armada ARV 96 177 2022 Skis

    $ 470.41
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    K2 Thrive Helmet

    K2 Thrive Helmet

    $ 86.52
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    Dragon NFX2 Chris Benchetler 21 (+Bonus Lens) Goggl

    Dragon NFX2 Chris Benchetler 21 (+Bonus Lens) Goggl

    $ 188.14
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    Sandbox Legend Snow Helmet

    Sandbox Legend Snow Helmet

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    K2 Thrive Helmet

    K2 Thrive Helmet

    $ 86.52
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    Salomon Spell Helmet

    Salomon Spell Helmet

    $ 75.23
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    K2 Verdict Helmet

    K2 Verdict Helmet

    $ 77.11
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    Oakley Mod1 Helmet

    Oakley Mod1 Helmet

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    TSG Fly Solid Color Helmet

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    TSG Gravity Solid Color Helmet

    TSG Gravity Solid Color Helmet

    $ 65.82instead of $ 79.93
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    Red Bull SPECT Eyewear Sight Black Goggle

    Red Bull SPECT Eyewear Sight Black Goggle

    $ 122.27
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    Salomon Spell+ Helmet

    Salomon Spell+ Helmet

    $ 94.04
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    Line Honey Badger 172 + Squire 11 ID 2022 Ski Set

    Line Honey Badger 172 + Squire 11 ID 2022 Ski Set

    $ 442.18

Freeski - Planks for the Park

The conventional carving ski has about as much in common with a freeski as Shaun White does with Christiano Ronaldo. Both are great at what they do, but they don’t really want much to do with each other. Whether you call it freeriding, freestyle, slopestyle or trickskiing, the principle is always the same - put two skis on your feet and go and tear up the kickers and rails in the park. Hell, they don’t even have to be in the park! A local handrail or fallen tree in the backcountry can just as easily become an improvised obstacle. Grab your new pair of skis at Blue Tomato and get creative!

Freeskis - Your Ultimate Park Weapon

“But what is a park for skiing?” we hear you ask. The snow park as it’s known colloquially (at least to those with two skis underfoot), is fundamentally different to the village park around the corner from you. Snow parks are chock full of man-made kickers, obstacles like boxes and rails and other features that you’ll soon be conquering with ease. These days “new-school” skiing is an established sport in its own right. Having started at the X games, these young men and women with bent skis on their feet now even take part in the Olympic Games. Legends like Tom Wallisch, Tanner Hall and Jon Olsson can now be seen hucking heart-stopping tricks from the comfort of your own living room.

If a snowboard isn’t your weapon of choice and you prefer the freedom of a pair of skis, we have the perfect selection for you at Blue Tomato. If you fancy yourself as a park rider, you will absolutely need a pair of twin-tip skis. They are completely symmetrical and are bent up at both the nose and tail making backwards landings and switch riding a piece of cake, especially when combined with centre mounted bindings. Younger brands like Line and Armada, as well as the more classic ski manufacturers Atomic and Völkl, are at the forefront of technology when it comes to this new form of ski.

Nature is Your Friend - Talking Tree Stumps and Handrails

Not lucky enough to live in a ski resort? Who cares! Just look around you - your surroundings are your snow park! If you’ve been eyeing up that 200m slope on your doorstep, a directional twin-tip ski could be ideal for you. With a slightly wider nose, these skis will give you enough float in light powder, whilst letting you slide any tree trunk or stump with ease and making the biggest spins possible off even the smallest kickers. Just use your imagination! There’s no better way to prepare for the snow park vacation of your dreams - it will take your riding to a whole new level!

As the name would suggest, urban skiing is all about making your hometown your playground. No handrail or gap will be safe from you and your skis. This kind of skiing is heavily reminiscent of inline skating and street skateboarding. A true twin-tip and a shorter ski are both ideal for this kind of skiing as well.

Construction, Sizing and Sidecuts in Detail

Skiing has come a long way since the days of strapping two wooden planks to your shoes. Now you’ve got sandwich, torsion-box and monocoque constructions. Sound like Greek to you? Not anymore!

Sandwich construction skis both sound delicious and are generally preferred by skiers. The layers of the ski are layered and glued flat. Manufacturers use the most durable materials they can lay their hands on and, with this method, can perfectly tune the flex of the ski.

Torsion-box construction is similar to sandwich construction but involves wrapping an inner core of wood or another material in layers of fibreglass for greater torsional stiffness. This is, however a much more labour-intensive process.

Monocoque skis are no worse than other construction types, but do tend to be rarer because of their more complex manufacturing process. The topsheet and sidewalls are combined in one piece making the ski lighter and giving it more torsional strength.

Physics plays a key role in the sizing and sidecut of a ski: The wider the ski, the floatier it will be in powder. With a 90 to 100 mm wide ski you won’t be needing a periscope any time soon.

A central width of 85 to 90 mm should do you nicely for the kicker lines as this kind of size is pretty optimal for stability through harder landings. If you’re primarily going to be riding boxes and rails, a narrow ski would be better as it will afford you that extra bit of agility.

Shapes for Every Need - Camber, Rocker and Hybrid

The positive camber shape is the classic ski shape. It offers perfect edge hold and responsiveness on hard, icy pistes and makes high-speed wobbles a thing of the past.

The rocker shape is the first thing you’ll notice about a freeski. A soft nose and tail and banana-like curve give the ski maximum flexibility. The shorter contact surface of the ski makes it easier to spin and much more forgiving than its camber counterpart. You’ll also notice a bit of extra float in powder - a definite plus point. The only downfall is that this shape struggles with high speeds and icy pistes.

Of course manufacturers have found a middle ground between these two extremes: The Hybrid Rocker. Beneath the binding you get all the benefits of a camber ski, whilst the rest of the ski gives you the forgiveness and spinning performance of a rocker ski.

Skis, Bindings, Boots and Poles - an Inseparable Team

Without the right bindings you won’t get the best out of your skis! Once again, freeskiing differs from its alpine colleagues: freeski bindings are usually mounted central or set back slightly for a little more float.

DIN and Z values are just as important as ever here. To avoid injuries, make sure you use the right value to match your body size. This can be calculated using your weight, height, ski boot sole length and ability level.

Another important part of your setup is the ski boot. Skiers, of course, need a hard boot, but these too can be surprisingly flexible. The more buckles you have, the more room you have for adjustment, giving you the chance to directly influence how comfy they are. For jibbers, a softer boot is going to be more appropriate. For longer, higher jumps, you’ll want the support of a harder ski boot, like the ones available from Dalbello or Full Tilt.

And last but not least, ski poles! A general rule of thumb: multiply your height by 0.7 to get your perfect pole length. If you’re riding piste or backcountry you can always go a little bit longer, but if you’re riding park or pipe, it’s better to go the other way.

You’ll find everything you need to create your perfect freeski setup in our huge selection of hard goods at Blue Tomato. But don’t forget, freeskiing is also about style - the right snowwear is almost as important as sticking that 540, right guys? Right?