2022-2023 Moment Commander 98

Ski: 2022-2023 Moment Commander 98, 182 cm

Available Lengths: 176, 182, 188 cm

Blister’s Measured Tip-to-Tail Length (straight-tape pull): 181.0 cm

Stated Weight Per Ski: 2030 grams

Blister’s Measured Weight per Ski: 2010 & 2023 grams

Stated Dimensions: 130-98-116 mm

Blister’s Measured Dimensions: 129.8-97.9-115.9 mm

Stated Sidecut Radius (182 cm): 21.5 meters

Measured Tip & Tail Splay (ski decambered): 61.5 mm / 20 mm

Measured Traditional Camber Underfoot: 6 mm

Core Materials: aspen/beech + titanal (2 layers) + carbon & fiberglass laminate

Base: sintered 7500 series

Factory Recommended Mount Point: -10 cm from center; 80.5 cm from tail

[Note: Our review was conducted on the 20/21 Commander 98, which returned unchanged for 21/22 and 22/23, apart from graphics.]

Luke Koppa reviews the Moment Commander 98 for Blister
Moment Commander 98 - 21/22 Top Sheet
Review Navigation:  Specs //  First Look //  Rocker Pics

[Editor’s Note: In the interest of getting you information sooner on some of the products we’re reviewing, we’re posting here some of our measured specs and manufacturer details, and will update in the future. Take a look, and let us know in the Comments Section below what questions you’d like us to answer.]

What Moment says about the Commander 98

“For us, wide-open groomers are like a full moon, summoning the inner speed demon. So we built a ski you can drive—and we mean REALLY bend a shovel on—but still toss off into the chop and humble bystanders with your crud-busting prowess.

A European beech core, two sheets of titanal, full-width metal over full-height, race-style sidewall underfoot provide unparalleled connection to the snow, maximum driving power and more quickness edge to edge than we have ever deemed reasonable. Throw a flatter tail, rearward mount and dual radius sidecut into the mix and it’s a whole new animal.

The 2022 Moment Commander 98 will charge anything—crud, corn, bumps, groomers, so you can lay trenches like a ditch witch but still crush the rest of the mountain without fearing for life and ligaments.

That doesn’t mean you’ll get your ass spanked if you so much as flinch—It’ll slip, slash and pivot to your heart’s content, so long as you aren’t afraid to keep your foot on the gas it’ll never hold you back.”

Flex Pattern

Here’s how we’d characterize the flex pattern of the Commander 98:

Tips: 7.5
Shovels: 8-9
In Front of Toe Piece: 9-9.5
Underfoot: 9.5
Behind the Heel Piece: 9.5
Tails: 9-7

Overall the flex pattern of the Commander 98 feels very similar to the Commander 108, though it’s a touch stiffer around the bindings and slightly softer at its ends.

Flash Review

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2022-2023 Moment Commander 98, BLISTER
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