Elan designed the Explore 8 for new skiers that need to develop their skills. The parabolic rocker profile makes for easy turning with less effort so you can save your energy for more runs. The Wave-Flex Technology provides a flex pattern with a wave-like texture that makes these skis lightweight and easier to maneuver which is ideal for inexperienced skiers. The Light Shift Plate system is a free flex plate-in-plate design that maximizes performance with less energy which will help keep you energized for a long day on the slopes. The Elan Explore 8 LS Skis are meant for the explorers of the skiing world, so don't miss your chance to discover some new mountains with these awesome skis.