This season, skin skis are doing a great comeback and gaining popularity. Hence, all the brands are releasing high-performance skins skis that are ever closer to waxable skis in terms of gliding performance. With this impressingly efficient Premium ski, we can say that Rossignol has successfully taken up the challenge!
What are the characteristics of the Rossignol R-Skin Premium IFP cross-country ski?
Endowed with the same construction as the new waxable Premium race skis series, this ski takes Rossignol’s skin systems to a whole new world. This construction gathers all the best technologies of the brand such as a honeycomb Nomex core, lightweight and powerful, paired with a 3D Carbon Profile structure which gives a more consistent flex. The Bi-Edge technology features dual sidewalls made of two different materials for added torsional stiffness and ski stability. Rossignol’s Air Tip technology is to be found in the tip and tail, making the ski featherlight and structured for optimal torsional stiffness and resulting in greater control and power. The skins have also been upgraded with a 100% mohair construction, the quality of gliding is optimized for sensations ever closer to a waxable ski. In fall 2017, Fischer and Rossignol released the new Turnamic binding system, which slides onto an Integrated Fixation Plate that optimises the ski conduct. This binding system is compatible with Prolink, NNN and Turnamic boots. This new Premium ski is part of the very limited category of high-performance skin skis with only 5 models on the market.
Who is the Rossignol R-Skin Premium IFP cross-country ski for?
The Rossignol R-Skin Premium IFP is designed for the race experts of classic cross-country skiing. A little more forgiving than a waxable ski, this ski remains a performance beast. It will be a great model for training and for long distance runs. For us, it symbolizes a new area of skin skiing and will seduce the most technical skiers. No wonder Niskanen, one of the world's best cross-country skier, uses Rossignol Premium skis!
What are the main benefits of the Rossignol R-Skin Premium IFP cross-country ski?
- Sensations similar to skis with wax
- Integrated Fixation Plate
- Off-track performance
190cm : 45 to 55Kg
197cm : 55 to 65Kg
202cm : 65 to 75Kg
207cm : 75Kg and more