What size slalom race skis do I need?

NON-FIS Race Ski Sizing Guidelines

Racer Weight Pounds Racer Weight Kilograms Slalom (SL) Ski Length (cm)
80-90 36-41 130-140
90-100 41-45 135-145
100-110 45-50 140-150
110-120 50-54 145-155

How long should slalom race skis be?

Giant Slalom With the exception of the very oldest age groups, the length of ski for top-level masters men correlates more to their size and ability rather than their age. The longest skis are about 190 cm. The shortest are about 175 cm. The average is 185 cm long with a 25-meter radius.

How tall should slalom skis be?

For racing, slalom ski length for men is a minimum of 165 centimeters for men and 155 centimeters for women. These requirements are set by the International Ski Federation.

How long are women’s super-G skis?

In an attempt to increase safety, the 2004 season saw the FIS impose minimum ski lengths for the super-G for the first time: to 205 cm (80.7 in) for men and 200 cm (78.7 in) for women. The minimum turning radius was increased to 45 m (148 ft) for the 2014 season.

What size skis do Olympians use?

Olympic alpine skis are designed for maximum speed and carve turning. They very in size depending on the discipline. Downhill skis are the largest with minimum lengths of 218 centimeters (86 inches) for men and 210 cm (83 in.) for women.

What kind of skis does Lindsey Vonn use?

Haemmerle had worked with American Bode Miller for three years when Vonn made the switch from French manufacturer Rossingnol, the assignment of “Magic Heinzi” as her rep a clincher in the deal.

How long are World Cup slalom skis?

World Cup skiers commonly skied on slalom skis at a length of 203–207 centimetres (79.9–81.5 in) in the 1980s and 1990s but by the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, the majority of competitors were using skis measuring 160 cm (63.0 in) or less.