The Nordica Hot Rod 8.5 ski boots are designed to address the needs of the evolving all mountain skier. All Mountain performance combined with game improvement Natural Foot Stance (NFS) technology offers up a great combination for taking on the entire mountain and advancing your performance to the next level. The natural foot stance enhances performance, more precision plus less effort equals better balance and the addition of a Full Shock Eraser offers maximum dampening of shock and vibration. The Hot Rod 8.5 is a boot for an everyday intermediate skier that uses every part of the mountain over a variety of terrain. The boot offers a consistent and generous 102mm fit and 85 flex.