The Exclusive Elite has a 73 mm waist and is "made for groomed terrain," said Koehn. Dynastar's women-specific Exclusive Balance System includes components that help work in concert with women's physiological needs such as a raised heel ramp angle, forward mounting position and lightweight wood core milled in the center to reduce weight. Autodrive technology blends vertical sidewall with a cap construction for edge grip plus easy turn initiation. "It has a speed limit, but it's super forgiving in the bumps and in a wide range of turn shapes," said Sutton.