Fischer S-Bound 98
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Enjoy endless hours of backcountry fun with Fischer S-Bound 98 skis. Lots of sidecut and a specially tuned camber keep the skis lively in soft snow.
Perfect for touring and turning, the Fischer S-Bound 98 Ski brings new Nordic Rocker and Camber technology for quicker and easier turns.
Description of Fischer S-Bound 98 Escort SkisThe S-Bound 98 with its full metal edges has a positive Waxless Base and is in the tradition of the now defunct Karhu 10th Mountain. Like the 10th Mountain it is a great cruising BC Ski that is wide enough for ample flotation and with ample and traditional sidecut will make turning easy. The Positive waxless base gives reassuring grip and a silky smooth glide. The wood core keeps a ski of this size fairly light and very durable. Mid-length sizing makes all aspects of skiing easier. Sizes 169, 179 and 189cm.FeaturesWaxless BaseSilky smooth glide
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With the outstanding success of the late Karhu 10th Mtn Tour, it was time for masterful nordic ski manufacturer Fischer to develop a competitor - the Fischer S-Bound 98. Slightly stiffer overall than competitor's models, there is noticeably better edge hold, yet remarkably quick at turn initiation. Waxless base is a refined version of a time tested positive pattern; sort of a half positive, half negative thing that doesn't retard edge hold in the mid section. Pattern is an insert, allowing Fischer to make the tip and tail sections out of much superior sintered polyethylene. Finally, a ski in this category that is worth hot-waxing!