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Two booster straps

Postby noobSkier » Sun Oct 07, 2018 4:42 pm

I've heard some skiers are using two booster straps on each boot. Is there any merit to this? Thanks
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Re: Two booster straps

Postby ToddW » Sun Oct 07, 2018 7:30 pm

1) it spreads out the load on your shins to avoid sore spots. If your liner tongues aren’t stiff enough to disperse the load or are shaped a little wrong for your leg, this is a big plus. If you ski a lot, the bruises will otherwise build up over the season.

2) if your cuff is canted, the top buckle may not seat itself well or may pop out as your leg reduces in volume over the ski day. It’s easier to rely on boosters in this case, and a single booster may have more give than you prefer.

A black level coach encouraged me to try double boosters several years ago, and it’s worked well for me.
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Re: Two booster straps

Postby noobSkier » Mon Oct 08, 2018 3:49 pm

Thanks ToddW, I don't have any of the issues you described, so that settles it for me.
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Re: Two booster straps

Postby blackthorn » Sat Oct 13, 2018 12:20 pm

Where do you put the two straps?
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Re: Two booster straps

Postby ToddW » Sun Oct 14, 2018 11:12 am

One attached as usual. The other crosses the front of the cuff a bit below the first (viewed from the side the lower booster will tilt down at an angle)
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