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Camber

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Definition: Camber is the upward curve in skis, which can be seen when they are placed on a flat surface. The performance levels of the skis are determined by the amount of camber they have.

Two types of camber are Alpine, or single camber, and Nordic, or double camber. Each type of camber have characteristics making them able to perform better in each type of skiing.

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