RESULTS FOR: 'OBrien Siege Comp '
Take a moment to identify your skill level, using the descriptions below, and you’ll find it easier to determine the skis best suited to your talents. Recreational: You’re either new to the sport or you are a weekend athlete who enjoys a wide variety of water-sports, including open-water slalom runs. You like to cruise, cut, […]
?In 2001, water-ski manufacturers have crossed the boundary between user-friendly and high performance.? To us, it encompasses everything from the basics of a deepwater start to the complex techniques of short-line slalom. We asked water-ski manufacturers to send us their definition in the form of their line-up of 2001 mid-level skis. Sixteen different skis from […]
level: Performance/AdvancedLengths (in.): 64, 66, 68Price range: $385-$510 Test notes: A fast-accelerating ski with good decelerating characteristics that combine to make for a nice overall ride. Being patient in the turns will allow for better rotation.Performance: A mid-level to advancing skier will appreciate the quickness of the Siege Comp, as well as its ability to […]
This ski features the same performance characteristics as the G4 Siege, with the addition of pressure-release flutes and performance bevels that allow the skier to enjoy the smoothest pass possible. Test Team Impressions: Solid and stays controlled, yet gets angle easily. Lets you carry lots of speed into the turn, then slows well. Has a […]
A scaled-down version of the popular G4 Siege, designed for competitive junior skiers but incorporating all the same performance features of the larger ski. Test Team Impressions: Seeks an edge readily and holds angle through the wakes with minimal effort. Slows predictably and quickly in the pre-turn, carves smoothly and establishes good exit angle. Not […]
The graphite O'Brien Vision GT was new for 1999 model. It's a competition shaped ski that was designed with a Dual Energy side cut that works with its torsion box construction and, like its cousin the Mapple Siege, it has a piezo vibration damper. It doesn't take a lot of effort to establish angle with […]