Rider: Jonaven Morre  /  Photographer: Jeff Patterson  /  Location: Revelstoke, Canada
  • Price: £190
  • Sizes: 4-10
  • Flex: 4
  • Rider: Jonaven Morre  /  Photographer: Jeff Patterson  /  Location: Revelstoke, Canada

They say: For those who live in their boots.

We say: A high end freestyler’s boot with a flex that’s designed for performance in the park. This features Burton’s plush cuff for extra comfort, but doesn’t have

the easy-in speed lacing system that many of Burton’s boots do.

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About Academy

  • Building boards since: 2004
  • HQ: Auburn, CA, USA
  • History lesson: Founded by a crew of riders who “believe in quality first", Academy has grown slowly overseas, but it rapidly became a household name in the states, with a team that featured the likes of Chad Otterstrom. Right from the beginning the idea has been to support the growth of ordinary riders alongside team shredders. For that reason (and also, probably because it fits neatly with their name) Academy give out a series of scholarships to talented snow lovers each year to help them through college. Nice guys then!
  • Ridden by: Frat-boys on company scholarships, and US-based park rats who know their Tyler Flanagans from their Scotty Jameses.

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