The Nike Vapen X BOA Womens is going to make a lot of entry to mid level riders happy. It’s got the same exact ride as the Nike Women’s Vapen but instead of traditional lace it has a Single BOA. We all personally like the traditional lace better because you can adjust your upper and lower sections. With single BOA you can’t. It’s all tight or all loose or all medium. Most people don’t care about that because it’s so easy on and off but those that do will want the regular Vapen. If you have issues with heel lift you might like the crank ability of the BOA Vapen as well. The rest of the performance is exactly the same.