The Blizzard Phoenix 7.2 is an awesome option for beginner to intermediate level ladies who want to ditch the hand me downs and get on their own pair. A composite sidewall offers torsional rigidity but allows the Phoenix to engage to the snow easier and faster, driving you into your turn. The composite core is perfect for ladies still learning their technique and driving into the ski thanks to the more forgiving flex. Get a ski that will make you better and help you progress with the Blizzard Phoenix 7.2. Composite Core- A lightweight core that has an easy flex and forgiveness. Sandwich Composite Sidewall- Lightweight sidewall construction for torsional rigidity. .