Patent Number: 8,714,567

Title: Ski boot that can support at least part of a skier's weight and associated ski boot/ski assembly

Abstract: A ski boot (1) includes an inner boot (1.1) that is designed to accommodate the skier's foot and a leading shell (1.2) that surrounds the inner boot (1.1), making it possible to hold the skier's ankle in place. This boot (1) also includes a calf support (3) attached to the shell (1.2) that is designed to accommodate the skier's calf, and a thigh support (5) that forms an angle (.alpha.) with the calf support (3) that is designed to accommodate the skier's thigh when the latter is in the bent position. Preferably, the boot includes a damping element (8, 23, 27) that is installed between the calf support (3) and the thigh support (5), as well as elements (25, 26) for adjusting the angle (.alpha.) between the calf support (3) and the thigh support (5).

Inventors: Fievet; Hubert (La Massana, AD)

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International Classification: A63C 3/02 (20060101)

Expiration Date: 5/06/12018