The New Jetspeed FT480 Senior Goal Skate is the performance skate being release by CCM this year. Featuring major improvements over CCMs previous skates as well as new features not yet seen on the goal market.
New Features for the FT480 Goal Skate
CCM’s new one-piece boot is designed for maximum transfer energy as well as eliminates the cowling.
Using NHL caliber composite material to keep the skate light and rigid indicator score of 170.
The new Speedblade XSG holder is taller and features a quick release function for the first time on any CCM skate.
Skate Fit Profile
The FT480 goal skates feature a 3D-lasted technology to ensure a excellent wrap around the foot and ensure that the goalie feels locked in.
Boot Construction / Stiffness / Level of Play
The FT480 skates feature a one-piece boot composed of Rocketframe NHL-caliber composite material keeping the boot very rigid with some give. No outsole, no stitching and no glue results in a strong skate that ensures no energy is lost in the boot.
Liner & Internal Padding
CCM’s TotalDri liner is comfortable and dries out quickly between ice times. The FT490 also has Durazone abrasion protection applied to the top two eyelets for added durability where the tongue can create the most friction with the liner.
The Tritech Flex Zone Tongue with molded lace-bite protection provides the perfect amount of flex that enables goalies to get low in their stands without being restricted in any position. With the molded lace-bite protection, lace-bite is a thing of the past.
CCM FT480 features their Anatomical Response Insole that provides a heightened level of support and comfort from a basic skate insole.
CCM has debuted their new Speedblade XSG holder on the FT480 skate, making a cowlings officially a thing of the past. The XSG holder has added height to help the goalie be taller and enable a much better attack angle. This holder also has a quick release system similar to a dial to allow the quick changing of black when necessary.
The FT480 skate comes locked and loaded with CCM’s XSG1 blade which is coated with oxide treatment prevent corrosion while providing and longer edge life. The XSG1 blade is also 9% taller that the previous generation to give you more life out of your blades.
The FT480 features symmetrical multi-density memory foams that heat mold easily and will provide customized fit and comfort.