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WindLip Snowboards @ Rip’nWud BaseCamp

WindLip Snowboards, “Handmade in Savoie” exclusive @ Rip’nWud BaseCamp
WindLip Snowboards we be available at the Rip’nWud Test Center 2015. see; /

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This ski is capable of aggressive carving on groomed surfaces. Very nimble handling considering its burly construction and high-strength materials.  Very controlled rebound and edgefeel with plenty of pop and security on-demand. Very high quality and performance.  Kevan Beane has targeted the twintip of his lineup to hit the intended purpose very nicely.

Eric Edelstein
Model tested: FR TWIN 174/184

First turns impressions were “easy handling”, “no learning curve”, “super friendly do-it-all ski for everyone. The Rip’nWud Freeride Carve goes from piste to fluff with no transition anxiety….it just goes where you point it and doesn’t flinch as it goes from groomed surfaces to soft, fluffy side trail sections. The more you turn it, it responds and holds. Large radius – no problem. Tighten the turn – no problem. Vibrations on harder surfaces – NON. Navigation in fluffy surfaces – No effort. Great all-around, high-quality, handsome ski for any condition. A great first-choice for a one-quiver ski.

Eric Edelstein
Model tested: FRC 167/177

Superb sensations last Sunday, especially in powder (…) I was also amazed by the versatility combined with a super performance in deep powder or even while making small turns on the slopes. Needless to say that the skis are GORGEOUS! Looking forward for the next experience.

Model tested : FRC

I am completely delighted with my FRC skis (…) In all conditions, they surprise me: powder, ice, mixed snow … their stability at high speed on hard snow is incredible!

Model tested:  FRC 177

Your skis are wonderful, just wow, wow, wow!

Model tested:  FRC 177

Thank you so much for the ski care. The boards are indeed new again including the top!


We did two wonderful off pistes on Les Diablerets today and the skis were wonderful . Complimenti!


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Rip’nWud KIDS & JUNIOR Collection 2015




KIDS COLLECTION 80cm/90cm/100cm/110cm!
JUNIOR COLLECTION 124cm/136cm/148cm/156cm! !

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Telemarkfriends | Skitest Hintertux | 1.6.2014

FR Backcountry Twin

The FR is a real toy.  A toy that’s fun but also ready for a lot of crazy action.  The ski turns very easily and comfortably, and yet it is stable regardless of the speed.  It almost seems as if it gets more stable the faster one skies.  According to Rip’n Wud manager Kevan Beane, this is related to the wood used for this ski, namely ash wood.

Our conclusion
The Backcountry Twin is the perfect ski for those who want to jump a lot, who like skiing in parks but also want to race down a piste from time to time.

Tester opinions
more piste than backcountry
solid for skiing on-piste and off-piste

The ski seems solid, there’s barely anything disturbing it, it’s a very smooth-running and rock-solid ski, very well adapted to the piste, full stance, noticeable quality.  However, it needs to be driven more actively.  For people attaching importance to precision and excellent edge grip.  For good and ambitious skiers, dynamic ski with good feedback, great board where everything is just right, outstanding impression, ski with great maneuverability, for playing on-piste or in the park

Lengths: 174, 184 cm
Waist: 132-98-124 mm
Radius: 19 m (174)

 Powder Big Fat

Reading the name of this ski by Rip’n Wud, one quickly realizes the purpose it has been build for and where it will be used: in the fat powder.

There it feels at home, there it plows through the snow, and there it prepares its driver to lots of fun.  And on the piste? What about its performance there? It’s versatile as well.

The Big Fat’s performance is impressive on hard subsoil as well. It can easily be turned. Thanks to its opulent dimensions, it is also great for carving.

Our conclusion: Although it’s flat, it shows great on-piste performance as well.  A great ski that in fact has its costs.

Tester opinions
nice off-piste ski for experts
top quality, dynamic, sustainable

This off-piste ski is a very rigid and full ski on the piste as well; it has a perfect stance and an awesome finish

Lengths: 183, 191 cm
Waist: 143–111–131 mm
Radius: 24 m (183)

 FR Carve

The name is program.  The FR Carve is a first-class on-piste ski.  It leaves nothing to wish for on the piste.  It drives extremely precisely, has perfect edge grip and puts a smile on the face of its driver even after a boringly ordinary drive on a red piste.  However, the surprising feature of the FR Carve is that it knows how to convince off-piste as well.  Its stability is great in the powder and it rocks off-piste as well.

Our conclusion: With the FR Carve, one doesn’t have to worry about which ski to strap on if it’s not yet clear what the day will bring.  You can rock the piste until the edges glow.  And if you still want to go off-piste, this won’t be any problem either.

Tester opinions
easy-to-turn and fun ski with great dynamics

A great all-rounder with noticeable race genes. This ski surely needs an active driver, but gives a lot of feedback in return. The surprise: it drives well on-piste, but its off-piste performance is great as well.  Very delicate in tracked snow and easy to drive and turn in the powder. Great ski for everything. Drives securely and has full stance.  Immediate sense of well-being.  Reliable, precise, harmonious, smooth, probably less suitable for beginners, since a little work is required.  However, everybody else will have fun, for each driver and each terrain.

Lenghts: 167, 177, 188 cm
Waist: 129–93–119 mm
Radius: 19 m (177)

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Events Calendar

Here you can find the Calendar with all Dates for Demo Days (Free ski test), Events and Shows.
Season 2014/15


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Rip’nWud base camp opening!


 Discover a friendly space where you will be greeted with a smile and professional service.

The expertise gained over a lifetime of riding and designing skis in the best spots in the world will help you choose the perfect model that best suits your needs. Rip’nWud skis will open September 12, 2014 for the winter season. Come in and profit on discounts offered on our new 2015 collection. Sign up to win a pair of Powder big fats to be given away January 2015. See details at Rip’nWud Base camp, Ville la Grand. Join Rip’nWud on FACEBOOK!
***Sign up at our base camp on the opening weekend to win a pair of Powder Skis*** 






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Rip’nWud Ski Test, Saas Fee Suisse

We had a great weekend in Saas Fee Suisse!

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