The Atomic Affinity Air is a great lightweight ski for the true beginner to mellow intermediate skier. Made with a V-Shape the Air has a narrower tail than the tip that is very easy to turn, and easy to learn with. The Full Cap Construction allows you to skid turns, and does not require very much technique or skill to make the ski react when and how it should. Atomic’s Densolite Core is made with injected foam to keep the total weight of the ski down, and it will absorb vibrations to ensure you a smooth ride as you slide down a long green circle run. The Affinity Air has All Mountain Rocker that will enable you to push out a snowplow or learn to parallel turn without any effort at all, but still provide you with edge hold. If you are a beginner that is looking for a ski that will be easy to control, and be very forgiving, the Atomic Affinity Air will make a great choice for you.