Jackson Ultima 5500 Supreme Ice Skating Boot is designed for an advanced competitive skater. The boot’s weight is reduced by 20% over traditional models. Based off the successful elite 4500 pattern, this boot features a lower boot height and a unique flexible tongue. The sole is made out of carbon fiber which reduces weight, torque, and is water resistant. Rubber non-slip mounting platform provides a non-slip surface for blade mounting and shock absorption. Extra wraps are present in the ankle area, providing lasting comfort and support. Asymmetric flex points for inside and outside ankle areas provide better support and flexibility. Angled hooks and set back lace holes help secure feet for better stability while eliminating lace bite. Rolled topline of the boot for flexibility and comfort. The soft collar is designed to be less irritating for achilles tendons. Anti-bacterial microfiber lining allows for better air flow and eliminating odors.