Line's Eric Pollard and Blend Skis
While we've yet to give them a proper test run, Line's all-terrain Eric Pollard Pro (pictured above, click on image for detail) and Blend maple macroblock core skis (pictured below) have us excited for the upcoming snow season.
The extremely nimble EP Pros are "the culmination of four years worth of prototype powder skis," designed to offer a super smooth ride and seamless backwards skiing. Pollard's hand painted graphics are applied to each ski ensuring you look good on the slopes. We like the architectural details and mash-up illustrations.
Aptly titled, the Blends (above) are an ideal mix of freestyle versatility, sturdy build and optimum size. Engineered with versatility in mind they are said to perform well on groomers, in the park and on powder. One of the key aspects is the 100mm waist which is just wide enough to offer great control while you float but slim enough to link turns on the steeps. A true big mountain ski, the Blends will eat up any terrain.
Illustrating the skis is a series of work by graffiti artist Revok, specifically designed for the blend concept and theme of versatility.
For a list of dealers visit the Line website.