The Rossignol Famous 2 is a great option for the true beginner to mellow intermediate skier looking to ski in the Midwest or Northeast on the groomers. A Paulownia Wood Core and Duracap Construction keep the Famous 2 very lightweight and forgiving. This forgiveness makes is a perfect ski for skiers coming out of rentals or the growing teenage girl who is ready for her first pair of adult skis. Rossignol's Prop Tip pulls heavier material away from the tip of the ski to lower the swingweight and make it easier to maneuver and control. Power Turn Rocker has a slight amount of rocker in the tip that allows you to initiate a turn with little effort or push out a snowplow if you are not ready to parallel turn yet. If you are looking for a great looking and great skiing ski for the true beginner, the Rossignol Famous 2 is the choice for you.