When Sammy Carlson and Torin Yater-Wallace are both stoked on your ski, you’re doing something right. Ready to slay the park or charge the mountain, the supremely versatile men’s ARV 96 excels in both worlds thanks to a combination of AR Freestyle Rocker and CK Struts in the tip & tail. Bred from a legacy going back to the day Armada was founded, no ski in our lineup better represents our commitment to playfulness and fun than this one.
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"It's really good at slarving and smearing...light, playful, nimble...really holds an edge when you lay it over."
- 2.5 Impact Edge
Oversized and specially heat-treated, built to resist impact damage
- AR Freestyle Rocker
Rockered tip and tail are combined with positive camber under foot to allow the ski to charge with ease through unpredictable snow, and maintain a solid carve when asked to do so.
- AR50 Sidewall
- Carbon Kevlar Strut
Carbon and Kevlar stringers used in the tip and/or tail to add pop and extend life
- Pop-Lite Core
Lightweight wood is combined with a higher density, stiffer species in a horizontal laminate to create an impossibly lively ski that has all the power needed for boosting to new elevations
- S7 Base
Durable and low maintenance, with a speed additive for quickness
- Spin Tip
Lightweight material in the tip and tail allows for increased maneuverability for the ski when in it's in the air