I managed to get 3 days of skiing over the last long weekend. I practiced diligently what I learned in my recent ski lessons: drive the skis with good shin pressure. The skis did everything I wanted, but I ended up with bumps on my shins. It's no the first time I get the bumps, but they are the worst/largest so far due to longer skiing hours. Here's a picture of what I'm talking about:
I have Nordica Ignition Supercharger boots with a pretty soft flex. My foot is long, boots size 29.5, but very low volume. My ankles are pretty thin too. I can stick 3 fingers in my boot, even when it is buckled up to the maximum. The boot fits around the foot perfectly. The boot has seen about 40 days of usage; while it lost some of its volume, I doubt it's already at the end of its life.
What do you guys think? Is this a boot problem or bad skiing technique? Or both?
Could I use something like boot tongue inserts?
I was thinking about cutting a sock from the ankle up to wear it on top of my regular sock to simulate a thicker leg. Is that a bad idea?
Do I need to shop for another boot?
Thanks a lot!
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