Burton will be using the Boa® closure system (“Boa”) for its snowboard boots for the second season. Since Boa first appeared on the market in 2001, it has been adopted by each brand one after another, and its performance has evolved and it has been installed in many snowboard boots and has become widespread. As for Boa, the latecomer Burton shouldn't adopt it simply because it's widespread.Based on Burton's unique experience and unique philosophy, you can feel the attitude of trying to increase the possibility of boots.
One of them is the New England rope natural fiber lace.New England Rope is the number one rope manufacturer in the United States, trusted by specialists in various fields such as rescue, yachting, and climbing, and has a long history and achievements. The company name was changed to Toyfelberger Fiber Rope from 2007. New England Rope continues to be the brand name).Burton had already adopted the company's race in the speed zone racing system, but suggested to Boa Technology to combine it with Boa.Boa Technology, which was exploring the possibilities of non-metal lace, took this opportunity to start collaborative development with Newn Grand Rope.The result is a natural fiber lace for Boa that has the same level of strength as stainless steel wire, has excellent corrosion resistance, and has moderate flex.
And in the snowboard category, it was released as an exclusive only for Burton.So this technology was born out of the encounter between Burton and Boa.Burton's 2016 Boa-equipped models all feature this New England rope race.The models used are Photon Boa®, Concord Boa®, Highline Boa®, Women's Burton × Frye® Boa®, Felix Boa®, Limelight Boa®, Starstruck Boa® Youth Zipline Boa®, and Grom Boa®, for a total of nine models. Will be.
In addition, the high-end model Photon Boa®, Felix Boa®, and Limelight Boa® use the newly developed Burton-patented technology called Lockdown Racing.This is a configuration that tightens the race by installing a Boa guide around the ankle, and the hold feeling of the heel is improved by turning one dial.Achieve a fit that integrates with your foot.In addition, the Boa dial on the side of the Photon Boa®, Concord Boa®, and Felix Boa® boots features a new dial called the M1 V3, which makes it easier to grab and apply torque, ensuring that the toe side upper is worn while wearing gloves. Can be tightened.
Boa is not just a system that makes it easy to put on and take off, but a system that improves fitting and adjustability and brings out the performance of boots correctly according to each foot, and the attitude to realize it with a unique methodology. Can be felt.
In each category of boots, bindings, and clothing, as well as boards, the quest for new possibilities, and the philosophy that each equipment is linked to produce the best performance ... Burton is the leading brand in snowboarding. It is no exaggeration to say that this is the reason why it continues to exist.Burton's Boa-equipped boots, introduced this season, may also bring new innovations to the snowboarding world.