Mini-riders (especially your kid!) deserve the best equipment. It will help them feel good and progress at an accelerated pace. Having good boots, adapted to the foot shape, is extremely important. If they learn while in pain, they will never like snowboarding. This is why owning a pair of boots is better than renting, the boots will mold themselves around the foot and provide a custom fit. Rental boots are used by dozens of feet, all having different shapes, so they will never offer the ultimate comfort. Come have a look at our line of 2017 junior boots!