The Bauer Vapor X700 hockey breezers are an excellent entry level option. Molded foams take the lead here in terms of protection, with an ergonomic molded kidney, a dome molded hip, and split thigh guard providing the majority of coverage. With the Vapor X700's protection, the spine gets extra attention with molded MD foam and a PE insert to reinforce the sensitive area. The shell of the pants is outfitted with durable 400 denier nylon exterior, and a hydrophobic liner that will help keep you dry and comfortable. Features: Thigh Padding - Split thigh guard Type of protection covering the thigh. Hip Padding - Molded dome construction Type of protection covering the hips. Lower Back Padding - Molded MD foam with PE insert Type of protection covering the lower back. Thigh Zipper - No Inner thigh zipper for easy dress and undress. Waist - External belt with skate lace closure Type of waistband design. Liner - Hydrophobic mesh Material that lines the interior of the product.