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Head Supershape I.Magnum 2019

Reviewed by PROSKILAB

PROSKILAB™ reviewers comments

The Supershape I.Magnum from Head has been a benchmark for several years and is a real market success.

Its reputation grew from its user-friendliness and facility when carving at medium speeds. These qualities were reiterated by PROSKILAB's professional reviewers. The ski is highly accessible and demands few technical skills. Turn initiation is easy, even if it isn't very incisive, and carving at medium speed is intuitive.

A flexible ski for this category, the Supershape I.Magnum doesn't quite make the grade in terms of pure performance, high speed or on the hard pack. Here, the ski finds it difficult to grip in the turn and the ride is less precise.

The Supershape I.Magnum from Head is a very good ski for intermediate to good riders who want to begin carving up to medium speeds on a user-friendly and forgiving ski.

Review: Pros

  • Good rotation and turn initiation
  • Great carving potential
  • Comfortable up to medium speeds
  • Versatile skid turns/carving
  • Good snow/ski contact

Review: Cons

  • Flexible
  • Less grippy at fast speed
  • Weak rebound on turn exit
  • Lacks precision at high speed

The ski review scores

Turn initiation
☆☆☆☆☆
14.0
Stability
☆☆☆☆☆
13.7
Stability/turning performance
☆☆☆☆☆
12.7
Grip
☆☆☆☆☆
13.0
Short turn performance
☆☆☆☆☆
14.5
Long turn performance
☆☆☆☆☆
13.2
Skid turn performance
☆☆☆☆☆
16.8
Handleability
☆☆☆☆☆
14.2
Comfort
☆☆☆☆☆
13.3
Snow contact
☆☆☆☆☆
14.0
Soft snow fluidity
☆☆☆☆☆
13.3

Who's it for?

Intermediate → Good

Manufacturer's remarks

Like champagne, it's not just size that counts - the Magnum. Once you've popped that cork, you'll shoot off like never before.

Features of the Supershape I.Magnum

Brand : Head
Model : Supershape I.Magnum
Year : 2019
Family : Piste performance
Size tested : 177 cm
Tip size : 131 mm
Waist size : 72 mm
Tail size : 110 mm

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in La Clusaz, France, March 2018