Supportive & comfy combi boot

Verified Buyer Reviewed by HiRezNut from Rochester on Wednesday, March 7, 2018
I bought this boot in my usual size (44 EU = 10 US, contrary to STP and some conversions) and it fit great. Although I don't yet have skate skis, as a newbie XC skier I still like the ankle support of this combi boot. I like that I *could* use it for skate skiing some day, and moreover I'd feel more comfortable going off-track (although perhaps not "back country") with these boots than with more flexible non-combi classic boots. The toe is still plenty flexible on these, so I have no complaints. At the STP price, I even bought a second pair for my 10yo son (38 EU = 5-6 US) to use with his new skate skis --and I like that he could also use them with classic nordic skis in the future, if so desired, as well. I just wouldn't completely trust the STP sizing conversion from EU to US: Alpina's own size chart looks more correct to me, e.g.
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