Andy writes for SkiPost.com
Most ski models offer at least two possible lengths for my height and weight. What criteria should guide my decision for choosing the optimum ski length?
Ski manufactures create size and flex runs of skis with a good amount of overlap in flexes. They do this to allows skiers and ski shops options in fit. One example would be a 165 lb skier could ski a 206 soft or a 201 medium in classic or a 192soft or a 186stiff in skate.
The snow knows how much you weigh but does not know how tall you are.
As a general guidance: