The Rossignol X-8 Skate is a great way to get your cross country skiing moving in the skating style. The 3D Composite, Soft Touch, Hinged Cuff helps you drive your energy in an efficient way towards your skis. Rossignol's External 3D Heel Counter adds additional support by keeping your heel locked down. Polyester Insulation keeps you warm on cold days when you are sliding through the woods. A World Cup Speed Lacing System cinches down tight and stays tight all day. Rossignol's Thermo Adjustable Fit can be heated for some customization to get the fit dialed in just right.