New Balance is launching its very first snowboard boot in collaboration with 686 called the 580. The 580 boasts a "sneaker-like" fit and technologies found in New Balance sneakers such as Rollbar stability, Abzorb cushioning, and boot-specific features like a Boa Focus lacing system and Recco avalanche technology. Link: $300
Burton and New Balance release their first Snowboarding Boot
The two companies bring together their proven shoe technologies in a rugged snowboarding boot.