PugSki.com Reviews the Z-90

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"I don’t get on enough products from smaller brands and independent companies because most are just not that refined, or they aren’t designs I enjoy skiing. After Cyrus Schenck, Renoun’s founder and chief designer, reached out to get my opinion on his product, I did some research on him and his company. ISPO Gold awards and write-ups in The New York Times and USA Today made me realize that Cyrus and Renoun are in fact the real deal. . ."  Read the full review ->  

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New York Times

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To address the traditional problem of skis chattering, the ski maker Cyrus Schenck has come up with a nontraditional solution: injecting a non-Newtonian polymer into the core that — like Silly Putty — changes consistency upon impact. The more the skis get deflected because of uneven terrain or a high speed, the damper they become, allowing them to absorb the vibrations. At lower speeds or in powder, the core remains lively and flexible for quick turning. The technology won the top award at Europe’s leading ski trade show earlier this year. Tip/waist/tail dimensions (in millimeters): 136/90/124.  Read Story > 

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UNITED Airline Hemisphere Magazine

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A Silly Putty–Like Material Revolutionizes the Ski World Author Nicholas DeRenzo Illustration Jameson Simpson If you’ve ever played with Silly Putty or oobleck (that elementary-school science-class favorite made from cornstarch and water), you’ve experienced the bizarre world of non-Newtonian materials. Unlike the vast majority of substances found on Earth, these wacky fluids don’t follow Isaac Newton’s Third Law of Motion, which states that every action has an equal and opposite reaction. Instead, applying force changes the behavior and perceived stiffness of the material. Think, for example, of the way Silly Putty can be either an oozy pool of goo or a bouncy ball,...

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Aspen Magazine

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Aspen's premiere editorial, Aspen Magazine, featured the Endurance 98 as a Most Wanted gear sets of the year. "the more they chatter . . . the damper they become" - Aspen Magazine See Magazine >

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Vermont Ski & Ride

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Renoun featured in Vermont Ski & Ride Read Story >

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