RapidWeld eliminates bulk with its advanced upper panel welding, utilizing a thin, heat-fused film between panels and replacing the need for conventional stitching. The technology forms an extremely strong bond, which is highly durable, flexible and lighter than traditional construction. A considerably slimmer tongue and refined ankle padding further reduce visual and physical bulk.
The shoe is built with Geoff’s favorite version of the Ultracush HD sockliner, providing Vans’ highest level of impact cushioning without packing out over time. Duracap reinforced rubber underlays have been added in high-wear areas to provide lasting durability, with the goal of saving everyday skateboarders time and money.