For '08 the Gator team wanted a more supportive high-end open-toe binding, so they designed this boot for the more advanced rider who still likes conventional open toe feel. The Team features Gator's new True One Piece Plate. No hardware, no extra parts to go wrong, and with this design comes a lightness you will only believe once you pick up these bindings for the first time. Your whole set up now gets much lighter! This binding features a two-piece overlay and heel insert construction, making it the most supportive open-toe in the line.
Along with this two-piece construction, Gator gave the binding a dual layered stretch zone. This combination makes the Team very supportive and much more responsive. Another feature is Gator's half floating tongue. The inner foot side of the tongue is stretchable for tweaking mobility, but the outer foot side of the tongue is solid in form so you have more support where you need it most. Larger, softer Boomerang Shaped Heel Kidneys cradle your Achilles tendon and locks your heel down where it is supposed to be. A soft yet responsive designed EVA foot bed lets you feel your cut through the wake, but gives you plenty of cushion for those big landings. If you still like the open-toe traditional wakeboard binding and you want your board to respond to your every move with the stiffness of a snowboard boot, then this is the binding for you.