When it comes to performance nothing comes close the APX2R skate in terms of speed, grip, fit, and quality. The APX2R is leaps and bounds above the competition. The Hydra Max 2 linear is moisture wicking and abrasion resistant with integrated comfort wrap. Total Edge Comfort minimizes wear and tear around the top of the ankle. The Form Fit 52 oz. 3-piece pro felt tongue add cushioning and protection with metatarsal padding. The lightweight Hi-Lo Kryptonium Vanguard Chassis is engineered for balance and agility. This streamlined chassis is designed specifically for serious roller hockey players.