2022 ARMADA RELIANCE 92 TI 2022 - PRODUCT OVERVIEW
The 2022 Armada Reliance 92 Ti ski is for when conditions are tough and you need a ski that will be able to endure and handle anything the mountain throws at you. Six inches of fresh overnight powder? No problem! Bulletproof groomers? Bring it on!
The elongated tip-rise and taper of the EST Freeride Rocker help the Reliance 92 Ti effortlessly plane and initiate turns in deep snow and in varying conditions. The full length AR100 Sidewall construction and Articulated Titanal Banding combine with the fully cambered tail to help the ski stay on track with confidence and hold onto the edge when things firm up. It doesn't matter what day it is or how bad the conditions are, the Reliance 92 Ti will be there for you when you need it most.
ARMADA RELIANCE 92 TI FEATURES & SPECIFICATIONS
Construction: AR100 Sidewall Construction
Base: Comp Series Base
Core: Caruba Poplar Woodcore
Rocker: EST All-Mountain Rocker
Flex: Tip: 8 , Mid: 8 , Tail: 6
Radius: 16.5m @ 164cm
2.1 All Mountain Edge
Heat treated and built to avoid excess weight while maintaining durability, the edges give the best balance of durability and feel of the whole Armada collection.
In the early 2000’s how people skied was changing, but legacy ski companies continued to anchor their identities in alpine racing. What came to be known as freeskiing was a departure from anything that had come before – it shared more in common with the freedom of snowboarding, skateboarding and surfing than it did with anything seen in skiing at the time. This new movement left more to the imagination, and there was a shared sentiment among a new generation of skiers that the style and progression they were pursuing should be celebrated. The time had come for a company that did exactly that.
The handful of people at the epicenter of skiing’s evolution came together: five skiers and a photographer from across the US, Canada and Europe consisting of JP Auclair, Tanner Hall, JF Cusson, Julien Regnier and Boyd Easley, along with snow sports photographer Chris O’Connell, or “OC.” This crew was poised to adapt the team-based model of snowboarding and skateboarding to a ski brand.
OC’s business plan began simply:
“Armada. What skiing will become.”
In November 2002 the operation moved from a basement home office in Truckee, California to its own building in Costa Mesa, the beach city home to so many of the world’s biggest skate and surf brands. Athletes drove the company, with Eric Iberg on board as the first team manager. Co-founder Hans Smith joined to run the business and Tyson Hall, Tanner’s brother, jumped on as the company’s sales guy.
In June 2015 Armada moved the headquarters to Park City, Utah…