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There is a lot of information across the web about boot fitting. As a skier or parent of a skier, you need some basics to have an intelligent discussion with the boot fitter of choice, so these are good enough:

See Ski boot setup for more details or the different sources below.

Properly fitted boots are critical for tipping as well as fore-aft and having good feedback from and control of the skis.



Otherwise, for coaches and parents wanting to know more, Here's a selection of articles.

Boot fitting articles and forum: Ask the Boot Guys

Good article on boot canting principles: www.epicski.com/a/boot-fitters-alignment-is-key-says-dr-d

Good set of articles on boots: www.howtoski.net/sub_boots_leadpage.html

More:

The great insole debate.

For do-it-yourselvers, here's a great resource: www.skibootalignment.com/page9.html.

Another great discussion on race boots for young athletes:



or U16-U18:



and more race boot fitting intros:



Boots and flex

Nomal coaching dogma says softer boots are better than harder boots... well, maybe so, but be sure to read these:

Here are some ideas on how boots are customized:

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This is a great video again on boot fitting and how to put the boots on most efficiently:



More resources:

Also:

If you have any questions you can ask them on this forum.

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By: Razie | 2013-10-20 .. 2017-10-12 | Tags: post , equipment , improve-skiing , boots


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