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Strap Bail footbed—The part of the inner boot Cuff Ladder that the foot stands on. Flex forward-lean adjustment—Changes the angle that the lower leg is pitched adjustment Buckle forward relative to the foot. Not present Cant on all ski boots. adjustment Shell inner boot or liner—The soft inside of the boot. ladder—The graduated rung attached The features of a ski boot. Look for these things when to the opposite side of the shell that the choosing your own ski boots. 5/401696/alw/r4 bail fits into.

Ladder—The graduated rung attached The features of a ski boot. Look for these things when to the opposite side of the shell that the choosing your own ski boots. 5/401696/alw/r4 bail fits into. power strap—A band that wraps around the top part of the cuff. ramp angle—The incline of the boot board. shell—The plastic outer portion of the ski boot. ski–walk adjustment—An adjustment that permits the ski boot to have its forward lean for skiing and then allows for a more upright shaft to make walking easier.

It is usually associated with comfort, but performance and even warmth are also affected by it. Each foot contains 28 bones, 19 muscles, 33 joints, 31 tendons, and 107 ligaments. Accommodating all of these in a workable plastic shell is as much an art as it is a science. Boot fitters are well trained in theory and understand how the foot must work in conjunction with the ski boot and ultimately with the ski. For a ski boot to transmit the action of the skier to the ski, it must be tight, meaning the boot is snug everywhere around the foot.

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