Atomic 2019 ski reviews
The Atomic Redster G9 has earned a place among the best skis on the market in the "Giant Slalom" category. This category includes race-inspired skis designed for recreational skiers.
"Smooth and predictable," almost "perfect," it excels in this category in virtually every way. The pro testers were impressed by its "very predictable" behavior, super quick turn initiation, and incredible stability at high speed. It inspires confidence because it performs so well and is easy to control.
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Atomic has made a real comeback this season. The Redster TR from Atomic is a ski more focused on accessibility than other skis in the “Carvers” category.
A good, high-performance, and versatile ski, the Redster TR "does its job," and deserves a place in this selection of the best skis on the market. It is “light underfoot,” "easy to pivot and carve," predictable, and requires little physical effort.
We recommend this ski for strong intermediate to advanced skiers looking for a versatile... Read on
Reviewed for the first time by PROSKILAB, the Backland 95 from Atomic made a good impression.
It's a relatively stiff ski for this category. The result is excellent behavior on the groomed slopes, with grip and stability that would make some trail-oriented skis green with envy. Off the beaten track, this same stiffness gives it some serious arguments. The ski's performance in uneven snow and its potential to go very fast were highly appreciated by the reviewers: "a super freeride ski!", "impeccable in crud",... Read on
Objectively, the Redster S9 is a good ski, remarkably smooth and versatile. Testers thought it was easy to use, fun, and very predictable so it will give confidence to a lot of skiers. It is especially at ease when carving short turns.
However, the testers said that the ski was sluggish in very quick turns at high speed, which was one of the ski's limitations. Generally, the ski performs well, but its stiffness, edge grip, and rebound at the end of a turn are not as good as some of its rivals.
The ski performs more... Read on
The Cloud 12 from Atomic offers amazing performance but falls short when it comes to versatility and accessibility.
The ski is extremely happy at high speed, carving smooth long arcs, its area of predilection, where the ski is incredibly grippy and stable and riders can fearlessly adopt serious angles to carve momentous long turns. The Cloud 12 is an excellent ski for making swooping arcs on the groomers at high speed.
On the other hand, once out of its favorite program, it becomes more demanding. It's difficult to vary... Read on