List Price US $279
Vans Implant Snowboard Boot Review
Riding Level Intermediate - Expert
Lacing Type Mixed Lacing
Manufactured in China


Turn Initiation



True To Size

Boot Width


Comfort Great
Heel Hold Excellent
Adjustability Great
Reduced Footprint Good

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Flex Retention Average
Shock Absorption Great
Traction Great
On & Off Ease Average
Warmth Good

Vans Implant 2016 Review by The Good Ride

The Vans Implant is comfortable day one but like many companies, they don’t design the boot to last a long time.  If you are ok with that then this might work as there are some cool adjustability features. Nice improvement in the toe’s stiffness.  So overall it’s not a bad boot.

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Days: 1
Riders: Peter and James
Bindings: Flux SF, Flux DS,
Boards: Yes Optimistic

James’ Foot Specs
Foot Size
: Right 9 and Left 8.75
Foot Width: Right and Left between a D/E
Arch Length: Right 9.5 and Left 9
Calves (Widest Point): 17”
Calves (At top of boot): 12”

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