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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Mary Murphy

Mary Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.

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