2021 Head Supershape i.Magnum

Ski Stats

Sidecut 131/72/110
Radius 13.1m @ 170cm
Lengths 149,156,163,170,177
Weight 2120g @ 170cm
MSRP $1200
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[This retread review pertains to a prior iteration of the e-Supershape Magnum in the 2021 collection. The new iteration shares many of its predecessor’s attributes, which is why the latter is included here.] Head was the first major manufacturer to embrace carving skis when they were still in their infancy, and the brand has never lost its commitment to perfecting the genre. The Supershape series is an unmatched collection of carving machines, and the i.Magnum is the shapeliest of them all, with a 59mm drop between its tip and waist dimensions, creating a turn radius (13.1m @ 170cm) tighter than that of World Cup slalom. The slight early rise in its shovel is shallower than the same feature on the i.Rally or i.Titan, so the i.Magnum behaves more like a fully cambered ski than a rockered one. It doesn’t just like to carve; it insists on it. If you want to moderate its mongoose-quick reflexes, consider getting it in a longer length; if you’d prefer to accentuate its short-turn expertise, stick with the shorter length you’d normally use for a Technical ski.

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