|국가/구분||United States(US) Patent 등록|
|미국특허분류(USC)||280/609; 280/608; 280/601; 280/607|
|발명자 / 주소|
|출원인 / 주소|
|대리인 / 주소||
|인용정보||피인용 횟수 : 18 인용 특허 : 57|
A snow ski has at least one channel formed in the running surface to expose the inner sides of the ski edges for translating the force exerted by the ski during a turn and creating positive engagement with the skiing surface. The channel may extend the length of the ski or only a portion thereof. The channel forms edge tips on the ski edges where the inner sides are exposed. The edge tips may have different shapes to improve the bite on the skiing surface.
What is claimed is: 1. A ski exhibiting improved control in icy and hard packed snow skiing conditions, comprising: a ski body having a tip, a tail, ski sides, and a boot binding region, a lower surface of the ski body forming a planar running surface for contacting a skiing surface; ski edges extending along each ski side of the ski body adjacent the running surface between the tip and tail, one surface of each ski edge being an outer side that is exposed along the ski side, and a second surface that lies substantially in the plane defined by the plana...