Women's Omni Slalom
A resounding improvement on crossover skis, the OMNI is optimized for the skier who needs one ski to do everything. Developed for high versatility, the OMNI marries high performance skiing with the efficiency essential for open water skiing. The Omni’s Flex-Frame provides increased torsional flex for the maneuverable feel of a traditional ski with the added speed & stability of a wideride ski. This allows the ski to twist creating tighter turns while added width provides the stable platform skiers need. The Omni was designed with a Hybrid Waist Width, halfway between those typically found in traditional skis and those in wideride skis. This provides for smooth instinctive turns at a wide range of speeds. Clean Edge Technology reduces drag 50% by allowing water to release cleanly off the bottom of the ski. This differs from conventional edges where water wraps around the bevel, up the sidewall and releases off the upper edge creating suction. The Clean Edge bevel-less tail offered in the Omni designs, Clean Edge 3.0, produces more acceleration with less skier input. In addition, HO enhanced stability by maintaining more bevel between the rear foot and fin. The result is a fast moving highly efficient ski with the handling required for tight line turns. The Omni also features a SpeedSkin base, fish-scale inspired advanced laminar textured ski base reduces ski drag and increases ski speed by breaking up water molecules during ski to water contact. For 2021, HO included the new Asher Balance fin and Switchblade Fin System. Shaped by top pro Will Asher, the Balance Fin features a reduced fin length for quick turn rotation combined with a new distribution of surface area for great cross course direction. The Switchblade system takes the guesswork out of fin settings, no calipers needed! Just swap in a new blade shape and you’re ready to experience new performance characteristics from your ski. Recommended Speed: 28-34mph
• Women’s Specific Flex – 30% Softer Flex to maximize feel for more finesse skiers.
• Flex-Frame: Increased torsional flex provides the maneuverable feel of a traditional ski with the speed & stability of a wideride ski
• Hybrid Width: A waist width halfway between a traditional ski and a wideride ski provides for smooth instinctive turns at a wide range of speeds
• Clean Edge 3.0 Tail: The Clean Edge bevel-less tail produces less drag and more acceleration with less skier input.
• Continuous Rockerline: Instinctive turns with no paralleling
• Deep Concave: Added stability in turn balanced by low drag Clean Edge tail
• SpeedSkin Base: Fish-scale inspired advanced laminar textured ski base reduces ski drag and increases ski speed by breaking up water molecules during ski to water contact.
• Traditional Construction: Fiberglass Polyurethane composite structure
• Asher Balance Fin: Reduced fin length for quick turn rotation combined with a new distribution of surface area for great cross course direction. Shaped by Will Asher.
• Switchblade Fin System: Leave the calipers at home. Take out the guesswork and never lose your fin settings! Just swap in a new blade shape and you’re ready to experience new performance characteristics from your ski. The new settings are built into the blade.
Women’s Omni Sizing:
63” fits riders up to 110lbs
65” fits riders 110-150lbs
67” fits riders over 150lbs
Animal Binding (front)
• 100% Natural Rubber Overlay, MOLDED to the Original Animal Overlay Shape
• Front Animal Boot designed with THICK rubber overlay for increased front boot control, Rear Animal Boot designed with THIN rubber overlay for less back boot control to compliment front hardshell boots.
• NEW Softer Durometer, Heat Moldable EVA Tongue and Heel for rubber boot feel with less weight
• NEW Softer, Thinner, Brushed EVA Footbed for increased comfort, designed equalize skiers’ feet height when using front hardshell boots
• Traditional high performance design: winningest waterski boot of all time!
• Rebuildable long lasting design
Rear Toe Plate
A timeless kicker for the serious skier, this rear toe overlay is anatomical contoured footbed for great ski feel and foot comfort. A standard rear aluminum pivot plate fits virtually every insert pattern. The greatest thing about this kicker? Its rebuildable design makes it incredibly long lasting!
Item Number: HS1176
Retail Price: $745.00