Alpine Skis Are Made and Materials Used
Most skis are a laminate construction, with layers of
material glued to the top and bottom of the ski's core.
This provides a good edge hold while making
turns, good stability in high speeds, and a nice smooth
Better rebound, flexibility, and edge grip
while skiing in icy conditions.
Very durable and an energetic response when
Another type of ski is the torsion box. These are built
by creating an inner box to transfer energy to the snow.
These are usually made from wood or fiberglass.