The 2021 Head World Cup Rebels 1.SL RD Team junior race ski is Head's junior slalom race stock ski. Head junior race skis are known for their unrivaled edge hold, making them a go-to ski for east coast racing. The 2021 version of this junior race SL ski features a slightly different shape across most sizes and comes with a newly designed race plate. This new plate is designed to reduce any dead spots and provide a truer flex throughout the turn.
Who is this ski made for?
This ski is for younger racers looking for a true slalom race ski that is soft enough for developing athletes. Current USSA regulations require U-14 and older athletes to use a slalom ski that is greater than 130cm in length. There are no radius requirements. Need a FIS legal ski? Check out the 2021 Head FIS SL race ski.
Radius & Dimensions:
132cm: 9 meter radius (110 / 63 / 93)
138cm: 9 meter radius 110 / 63 / 93)
144cm: 11 meter radius (110 / 64 / 94)
150cm: 12.1 meter radius (110 / 64 / 94)
Manufacturer Factory Setup:
Head race skis do not come from the manufacturer fully prepared for racing. These skis come from the factory with a 1 degree base and 1 degree side edge angle; with sidewall that needs to be removed; and without any waxing treatment.
Peak Recommended Setup:
Head race skis require the use of Head, Fischer or Tyrolia race bindings (all three brands feature the exact same construction). In the drop-down option above you can choose an appropriate binding for this ski, including:
Head Evo 9 Junior Race Binding (Din: 2.5-9)
Head Freeflex 11 Junior Race Binding (Din: 3-11)
Head Freeflex ST 14 Race Binding (Din: 4-13)