The Madshus Hyper S Race Boot features high-performance skate technology at an economical price. For the fitness skate skier to the high school or citizen Nordic racer, this skate boot offers the stiffness and support needed to perform. Starting from the base, the boot's full-length last provides torsional rigidity for efficient power transfer and edge control, just like the elite-level Nano Carbon Skate Boot. A high hinged cuff delivers lateral support, while the adjustable Velcro strap is also hinged for greater range of motion. Wrapping your foot and protecting it from cold, wet snow, is a layer of softshell MemBrain, a water-resistant, breathable fabric. Engineered for skate-specific performance at an affordable price, the Madshus Hyper S Race Boot brings trickle-down World Cup technology to a wide range of Nordic skiers. Skate-specific boot for fitness skiers and high school/citizen racers Full-length last offers torsional rigidity for edge control and power transfer High hinged cuff for lateral support Adjustable Velcro strap is hinged for greater range of motion Softshell MemBrain upper is breathable and water-resistant Lugged outsole for traction while walking NNN/NIS compatible .