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Everyone has their preferences, but you shouldn’t be limited by them. The Disruption 82 Ti is an all-mountain take on a modern K2 race ski. They’re not built to float on top of powder or fly off of kickers, but they can hold their own when the terrain gets variable. The one caveat is that you need to be a pretty strong skier to keep these beasts in line. 

They have the full run of K2’s race features- the single titanal I-beam, Dark Matter Dampening, and a full ABS sidewall. They’re also as stiff as you’d expect a dedicated racer to be and have a recognizable profile of a frontside ripper. But the difference is that they can still manage smaller turns and do so even when you get off the groomed snow. 

It’s not particularly heavy and not particularly light. But it does offer a reasonable compromise for skiers who favor a traditional downhill ski and might venture off-piste more than occasionally. But as mentioned, skiers might be limited by the good form and power it takes to steer this boat. If you’re not paying attention, it can really get away from you.

Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.2

Reasons to buy:

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    A more versatile option for skiers who want race-inspired gear
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    Really fast while allowing for multiple turn shapes

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markA pretty limited ski unless you spend most of your time on groomed terrain

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Specs & Features

  • Dark Matter Dampening
  • Titanal-I Beam
  • Powerwall sidewall technology
  • 163cm, 170cm, 177cm, 184cm
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Our Overall Review

We have thoroughly tested - and read reviews from other experts and users. In summary, this is what we think:

4.2

Reasons to buy:

  • check-mark
    A more versatile option for skiers who want race-inspired gear
  • check-mark
    Really fast while allowing for multiple turn shapes

Reasons NOT to buy:

  • check-markA pretty limited ski unless you spend most of your time on groomed terrain

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