It will be one of the largest winter storms on record in recent decades, blanketing some 20+ states and affecting just over 100 million people in the eastern half of the country, or 1/3 of population in the US. So while we all hunkering down for the worst, some of us wish we can get our hands on these, the new http://audiusa.com” target=”_blank”>Audi Carbon Skis.
Designed in part with Austrian sporting gear provider http://head.com” target=”_blank”>HEAD, the Audi Carbon Skis is a lattice work of carbon fiber on top of a wooden core for ideal flexibility. In addition, aluminum and titanium provide the needed rigidity. A direct technology application from racetracks to ski slopes, the Audi Carbon Skis feature the same manufacturing process which went into its latest http://freshnessmag.com/2010/12/15/audi-new-audi-r18-for-2011-le-mans-24-hours/” target=”_blank”>R18 racing chassis for http://lemans.org” target=”_blank”>Le Mans 24 Hours. The resulting goal approximately 960 grams each, or roughly 2 pounds, the skis will withstand the rigors of skiing yet light enough to give skiers a competitive edge. Currently undergoing test trials at German Ski Association with possible availability at the end of this year. via: http://dezeen.com/2011/01/29/audi-carbon-ski-by-audi-concept-design-munich/” target=”_blank”>Dezeen