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Nordica Hot Rod 8.5 Ski Boot Mens Reviews

mudfud

Great comfortable boot for a wide foot

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Pros: Comfort, fit, durability

I bought this medium flex boot in 2009 as my first piece of equipment after returning to active skiing after ~12 year layoff.  I got it from Bill at Green Mountain Orthotic Lab (Stratton) who did a fantastic job of sizing me and making me custom footbeds for a reasonable price (I highly recommend him).   The boots were great for the first 5 years of use, but eventually I advanced in my technique and the flex wasn't stiff enough as I was able to engage more actively in the front of the shin.  At that point I started having troubles with movement of the foot and ended up moving to a stiffer boot.   Overall I was very happy with the performance of these boots,...
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