If spk's fit him, chances are kryptons are going to take alot of work. I'm sorry to say exactly what you didn't want, but our information is useless unless we see your foot. In which case it's still going to be useless because most of us aren't bootfitters(me included).
So you're going to have to go see a... wait for it... Bootfitter.
Or at least try them on. What other people wear won't help you unless they post pics or some shit and they have the same feet as you.
i love mine so much
would definitely recommend you check em out
flex in krypton models can be adjusted. example: rampages can go from 80 to 110... it varies from model to model.
Alright I am a Master Boot fitter and make my living helping people answer this question. What boot should I have if I blank (blank being the type of skiing one is doing). The boot you should have is simply the boot that fits your foot and lower leg shape the best. The best being comfort and intended application. That being said if you are skiing park or are a freerider you should have a few features on your boot that will help you ski more comfortably and limit skier fatigue. These two features being of most importance.
HAVING THE CORRECT SIZE BOOT ! Without it these two things and nothing else in the world will help you.
#1 A Shock Reduction Foot Board also commonly called a Zeppa board. It does simply what you would think it helps reduce impact and shock to the skier after an impact (i.e. landing, knuckle, rails, flats, drops.). Many Freeride and Park boots have such feature.
#2 A very important feature that is often under utilized the strap on the upper cuff. It is called many different things depending on the manufacture but typically you will hear it called a power strap or Booster strap. Booster is an actually company that makes aftermarket straps that you can install on any boot Booster straps actually have elasticity that pulls the (front) upper cuff toward your shin. (All Nordica park and freeride boots in their Supercharger model line have authentic "Booster Straps")
Those two features are paramount to having a good Park or Freeride boot. Those same two features also will greatly help reduce "Shin bang" or the medical injury caused by such repeated syndrome Shin splints.
Sometimes you can have all these things and a proper fitting boot and still have the Shin problems persist. You can eliminate Shin issues with two techniques guarantied after the problem has been properly diagnosed by a good boot fitter.
#1 A custom foot bed, which supports your foot and aids your body’s suspension system. (foot, the important part of the foot the "arch" and your legs and hips.) A foot bed will correct your feet and in turn your entire body to the most neutral (comfortable or "sweet spot") position inside the boot. IT IS ALSO THE ONLY PRODUCT YOU CAN BUY TO MAKE YOU A BETTER SKIER (other than a lesson) NO MATTER THE TYPE OF SKIING YOU DO.
#2 REST!! Shin splints once you have them get much much worse with repeated activity (i.e. Skiing) The only way to "fix it" is to heal and that might be a week or a month. Ice is your best friend. If you keep skiing you could develop stress fractures on your shins.
Some people will tell you "shin splints are fractures" but they are dumb. Shin splint pain is caused by the tearing of muscle away from the bone or tearing or the muscle itself.
I hope this helps.
Trust me I know what I am talking about.
Feel Free to message me or whatever with questions.
Also when you buy new boots tell your boot fitter your problem and test his knowledge against what I just told you.