The Nordica Speedmachine 130 S GW is an excellent choice for advanced and expert skiers looking to dominate the entire mountain. The Speedmachine has a combination of a stiff 130 flex and 100-millimter forefoot last. This is great for skiers looking for high end performance with a medium volume foot. The Performance Primaloft liner has cork in its build and can be heated up for true customization. The tongue is also fully adjustable and can be adjusted up and down to accommodate different instep heights. The red parts of the exterior of the boot indicate where the boot has been beefed up with plastic on the internal part of the boot, while the rest of boot has been lightened up with different plastic to shave weight. GripWalk soles w 4 micro-adjustment buckles with a beefy power strap add power and micro-adjustability to this all-mountain charger of a boot. For skiers who want a stiff boot with the high-end performance of a race boot but without the race plug-stiffness will gravitate towards the Nordica Speedmachine 130 S GW ski Boot.