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    too short?

    hey, i'm 6'2" and im looking to buy some park/all mtn skis, are 165s too short??
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    yes........
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    Quote Originally Posted by hungryhank
    hey, i'm 6'2" and im looking to buy some park/all mtn skis, are 165s too short??
    yes. Unless you ask on epic ski. In which case, they are about 20cm to long.
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    Yes. I'm 5'7'' to 5'8'' weighing in at about 135-140 and I ride 185's.

    I also think weight is more important in determining proper ski length than height. A 5'7'' 175 or 180lb skier will be able to turn bigger boards than someone who is 6'1'' 145 lbs. Weight is what bends a ski and makes it turn, not height, at least that seems to make sense to me.
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    I heard that snowblades are good for the flippy spinny stuff... especially in the powder...

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    I'm riding on 178 Public enemies, and they are tooo damn short. I skied on some 205 one time that absolutely railed by comparison, I would really like some 200 cm super fat skis (like >100 mm waist)
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    okay, well im pretty fuckin big, 215 lbs after the holidays, im usually about 200 lbs..
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    oh yeah, forgot to mention, i skied my dad's 170 Xscreams and they really werent bad..
    Last edited by hungryhank; 01-03-2005 at 12:38 PM.
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    i went in for some demos yesterday while waiting for a tune at hunt-ah... (ugh. wish i was with you all in utah/tahoe right now.) couldnt find anything i remotely wanted to ski in longer than a 170. ended up just scratching it.

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    so what, like some 180s??
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