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K2 Strike Jr Skis 2012

If you're in the market for a pair of affordable, durable, high-quality skis, the K2 Strike Jr Skis are just what you're looking for. K2 designed these all-mountain cruisers to take a beating with extra thick bases, edges and topsheets, and they still provide the legendary performance you expect from K2. Built with Cath-Free Rocker™, the Strike Jr skis help developing skiers into and out of turns thanks to the addition of slight rocker in the tip and tail. The Strike Jr is the ultimate in all-around versatility for the developing skier.
Rocker Type
Catch-Free Rocker™ - This rocker profile is designed to aid developing skiers initiate smooth turns even at low speeds. A slightly elevated tip and tail allow skiers to carve at lower speeds without worrying about catching edges. This added confidence makes skiing more fun and helps skiers develop faster.
Core
Composite core
Laminates
Torsion box construction
 
Topsheet
75D Top Sheet - This thicker, more durable top sheet material prevents nicks, cuts and scrapes, so your skis last longer and look newer.
Sidewalls
Polyurethane cap construction
Base
Rental Base - This thicker, more durable base is less likely to puncture and allows for more frequent tuning, resulting in a super durable ski that lasts longer than the rest.
Edges
30% Wider Edges - Wider, burlier edges help protect edges from rocks, and allow for the skis to be tuned more often.
Additional Features
Tip Protector - A bumper on the tip of the ski helps prevent cuts and scrapes, so your skis last longer and look newer.
Binding Compatibility
Bindings not included
We recommend a brake width equal to or at most 15 mm wider than the ski waist width.

Specs

  • Terrain: All-Mountain, Carving
    All-Mountain
    All-mountain skis are designed to handle anything you throw at them including powder, ice, groomers, steeps, heavy snow, and everything in between, but they aren’t necessarily a master of any one terrain. If you’re only going to own one ski to do it all, this is what you want. All-mountain skis generally have what we call mid-fat waists that range from 80-110 mm.
    Carving
    For those that like the classic feeling of laying a ski over on edge and arcing a perfect turn, carving skis are what you want. These skis have narrower waists and shorter turn radii for edge to edge quickness and responsive turn initiation and exit on groomed runs and hard pack. The beginner-intermediate skis in this category are designed to make learning how to turn as easy as going from pizza to French fries.
  • Ability Level: Beginner-Intermediate
    Beginner-Intermediate
    Someone who is new to the sport or working on linking smoother turns falls into this ability level. Typical beginner ski/snowboard qualities include: softer materials, narrower widths, and capped constructions. The idea is to create a ride that is easy to turn and very forgiving in case you become off balance or fall in the back seat. The addition of rocker in the tip and tail gives a catch-free feeling and shorter contact length when the ski/snowboard is flat on the snow, making it easier to turn.
  • Rocker Type: Rocker/Camber/Rocker
    Rocker/Camber/Rocker
    Rocker/Camber/Rocker skis have the playfulness and float of a rockered ski as will as the added edge hold of a cambered ski. The contact points on skis with this profile are closer towards the middle of the ski than a fully cambered ski, but still not underfoot. The cambered midsection provides a longer effective edge on hardpack, increasing edge hold and stability, while the rockered tip and tail provide floatation in deeper snow and allow the ski to initiate and release from turns easier.
  • Turning Radius: Short
    Short
    < 16 m radius is best for carving.
  • Core/Laminates: Composite
  • Tail Type: Partial Twin Tip
    Partial Twin Tip
    Partial twin tip skis have a tail that is turned up, but not as much as the tip. This gives you the ability to ski backwards and back out of tight spaces, but these skis are mainly designed to ski forward.
  • Warranty: 1 Year
Size (cm) 76 88 100 112
Tip Width (mm) 95 95 95 95
Waist Width (mm) 70 70 70 70
Tail Width (mm) 91 91 91 91
Turning Radius (m) 8
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