|The Deacon 8.0 from Volkl is a great option for the athletic beginner up to solid intermediate skier who is looking for a forgiving and easy-to-ski ride on the frontside of the mountain. This ski also makes a perfect choice for the young ripper who is ready for their first pair of adult skis. Volkl’s Woodcore Construction combines a layer of wood and composite material to deliver a stable and smooth ride that does not require very much skill or technique to make the ski react when and how you want it to. Tip Rocker helps you push out a snowplow with little effort if you are still at that level, or engage it into parallel turns as you progress your skills.The package also includes the Salomon X-Access 70 Wide ski boots, which are a roomy and comfortable option for the intermediate skier who wants strong performance along with a great fit for all day fun. Its Twin frame technology delivers rebound, flex and improved control with improved control and the Flex Liner is designed with flex areas around the calf and ankles for optimized comfort. While the Calf Adjuster offers a higher and wider capacity, fitting all leg shapes easily and quickly.