DPS Carbon Kaizen 105 tested by The Pill


DPS Carbon Kaizen 105 tested by The Pill

A work of art that inspires confidence in skiers of all levels and offers maximum fun on every incline and in all conditions


The Kaizen 105 features a completely new shape, taking DPS’s classic RP and C2 frames as inspiration, and blends these features into an authentic all-mountain freeride ski. The evolution also affects the construction, as the new core is split and carbon fiber laminate. Combined, these two elements give stability throughout the entire arc of the curve and a smooth, responsive response. Tested in deep snow, they float like a charm, even at higher speeds. The heart of Kaizen rests on the horizontal lamination concepts that DPS has perfected in Pagoda, layering ash wood in an innovative configuration designed to absorb vibration in a superior manner. In fact, although he was a bit more nervous on the hard, he responded vigorously and without skidding. This peculiarity makes it a multi-role ski, ideal for those who like to ski in all conditions, without having to go out of their way to search for the perfect material for the day. In addition, the carbon fiber was developed using the proven methods of the Pagoda Tour line, ensuring unprecedented energy optimization. With an ash and poplar cushioning core, DPS was able to create a harmonious interaction that results in a superior ski. The Kaizen 105 is the perfect blend of innovation, performance, and fun, ready to deliver an extraordinary experience on mountain slopes.

Freeride – All Mountain

General Specs
Size: 171
SideCut: 133/105/117 mm
Tip&Tail Rocker: 40% tip and tail rocker / 60% effective edge
Radius: 18m

General Info
Construction: NA
Materials: Split Core – Core two layers with top layer of Poplar wood and bottom layer of Ash
Size: 155 163 171 179 184 189cm
Price: €1,549.95

We Like: buoyancy in powder without sacrificing precision in the more technical sections.


Light Touring 0
Ski Touring 0
Free Touring 0
Freeride 0

Riding Level

Beginner 0
Intermediate 0
Advanced 0
Pro 0


Handling 0
Carvability 0
Flex 0
Design Rate 0

You can find this ski at Dpsskis.com.

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