Salomon Athletes Go on ‘The Freeski Quest for the Perfect Turn’

Curious as to what it takes to make a perfect turn? These Salomon freeskiers know how — and they’ll show you.

What is the perfect turn? In this Salomon TV episode, pro freeskiers Stan Rey, Mike Douglas, Drew Petersen, and Emma Patterson put the new Salomon Stance skis to the test — in the quest for the perfect turn.

But it’s not just about the perfect turn: It’s about the work that goes into achieving it. What’s your style? Who can make a perfect turn?

And then, how far do you lean? Where’s the apex of your turn? How much pressure do you put on your skis? How fast can you go while maintaining balance?

This video is for you if you want to learn how to up your turn-carving game.

Runtime: 4 minutes

Filmed by Salomon at Alta, Utah, and Whistler Blackcomb in 2021.

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