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204cm K2 Extremes back in action!

Bigsticks

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I'm brand new to this forum stuff and just wanted to see how many other folks are still rippin' on long boards? I just had my 204cm K2 Extremes remounted and can't wait to put 'em back on the snow. I had to rent a pair last weekend when I broke my old bindings second day out - the biggest skis the place had were 172cm - I skied on that length when I was 15 - I'm sure this post will get those short ski folks worked up but that's ok. Peace
 

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I delaminated those back in 1993 ... :)
 

Smellytele

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I'm brand new to this forum stuff and just wanted to see how many other folks are still rippin' on long boards? I just had my 204cm K2 Extremes remounted and can't wait to put 'em back on the snow. I had to rent a pair last weekend when I broke my old bindings second day out - the biggest skis the place had were 172cm - I skied on that length when I was 15 - I'm sure this post will get those short ski folks worked up but that's ok. Peace

Only jumpers have skis that long. :) the longest they make the K2 Extremes now are like 184cm
 

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It was only when my folks' sold my childhood home in 06 that I threw away my Rossignol 198cm 7XKs.
With those sick Marker SC bindings!
 

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Sweet! I have a pair of 207cm Rossi 3G's I used to race on that I'll remount next season - I cannot get enough of skiing on long boards.
 

Bigsticks

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Nice pic of Glen - I used to watch all those early ski films - I actually made a life size cut out of him in art class in high school back in 1989
 

wa-loaf

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Bent mine in the 90s sometime. Great skis in their day. I'd only be interested in skiing them again for a retro day or something. Modern skis are much more fun.

I have some Merlin Vs from 97 that are 198's. Haven't been on them in 6 years or so.
 

fbrissette

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I am of the 'you are not a man unless you ski 200+ cm skis' generation. I have had several skis in the 200-210cm range. I resisted the 'shaped ski fad' for a long time. Then I saw a swiss dude win a slalom world cup on 161 cm skis and I though that may be there is something to that fad afterall. I tried shaped skis and never came back. They are simply that much better.

I did not resist the 'rocker fad' for a very long time. I demo'ed and immediately bought a pair. Rockered ski absolutely rock on everything but ice. Nobody could pay me enough to go back to my long narrow planks.
 
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