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-'''[[Camber]]''' The curve built into the main body of a ski to allow an even distribution of the skier's mass over the whole ski in contact with the snow. A soft-cambered ski will exhibit an even distribution, whilst a stiffer or harder-cambered ski is constructed so that the mid-section (or wax pocket) of the ski is held above the surface of the snow except when it is being heavily weighted.+'''[[Camber]]''' The curve built into the main body of a ski to allow an even distribution of the skier's mass over the whole ski in contact with the snow.
-Also see;+A soft-cambered ski will exhibit an even distribution, whilst a stiffer or harder-cambered ski is constructed so that the mid-section (or wax pocket) of the ski is held above the surface of the snow except when it is being heavily weighted.
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 +== '''Also see'''; ==
*'''[[Freestyle Equipment Rules]]''' *'''[[Freestyle Equipment Rules]]'''
*'''[[Freestyle Skis]]''' *'''[[Freestyle Skis]]'''
 +*'''[[Ski Boots]]'''
 +*'''[[Camber]]'''
 +*'''[[Chord length]]'''
 +*'''[[Shovel]]'''
 +*'''[[Side-cut]]'''
 +*'''[[Tail]]'''
 +*'''[[Torque]]'''
 +*'''[[Apex]]'''
 +*'''[[Thickness of ski boot soles]]'''
 +*'''[[Anti-vibration plates]]'''
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Return to '''[[Ski Related Definitions]]''', '''[[Freestyle Equipment Rules]]''', '''[[General Definitions]]''' or '''[[Freestyle Skiing]]''' Return to '''[[Ski Related Definitions]]''', '''[[Freestyle Equipment Rules]]''', '''[[General Definitions]]''' or '''[[Freestyle Skiing]]'''

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Camber The curve built into the main body of a ski to allow an even distribution of the skier's mass over the whole ski in contact with the snow.

A soft-cambered ski will exhibit an even distribution, whilst a stiffer or harder-cambered ski is constructed so that the mid-section (or wax pocket) of the ski is held above the surface of the snow except when it is being heavily weighted.


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