Yay Aussie Aussie Aussie! the down under skaters did just fine at 4CCs Okay the men were a bit of a splatfest and Brooklee went up againt some strong ladies -some who skated poorly. NO shame at all. Yes boots and everyone thinks it is a simple answer custom made or whatever can really destory yuo - look at kevin Reynolds no. 5 in the world and is just starting to compete now and probably only because he wants to go to the olympics even with bad boots (no jokes about his hair please).