A Course Skier skis primarily in the slalom course and in the tournament arena. Their ski feature needs include tight angle turns and responsive agility to handle maximum speed and load.
A Crossover Skier skis part time in courses and part time in the open water. This skier aspires to move up to the course arena or often skis at settings where no course is available but loves to make hard turns with big spray. Their ski feature needs include efficiency and versatility.
A Free Skier skis primarily in open waters such as public lakes and rivers. Their ski feature needs include carve-ability and range, as their ski should to cut through the most diverse waters and keep the ride smooth, free & fun.