Wānaka skier Sam Smoothy has had an impressive ski career on the international stage, with strong results in the Freeride World Tour and filming segments with the iconic North American ski film outfit Teton Gravity Research. The global pandemic shut down Smoothy's endless winter itinerary …
Chances are, unless you are a ski-dork like me, you haven't heard of Renoun skis. Renoun are a relatively young company, based in Vermont, USA, using some extraordinary technology in their skis. They are the only ski manufacturer in the world using Vibe Stop, a patented material which is a form of non-Newtonian polymer. Is it a gimmick?
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