The Riedell 495 Boot is made from hand sorted full grain leather, allowing the boot to last for years. The linings are made with gray impregnated/cambrelle linings for strength in the boot. The tongue inside is lined with Shearling for comfort and durability. The right boot has heat moldable reinforcments for when you push in a turn to keep your foot, helping with control and stability on the track. One of the best features of this boot is an Ankle Closure System, that keeps your ankle in place and gives awesome control. Lastly the boot has cemented outsoles for strength to keep the boot from deteriorating through years of use.