The HO freeMAX binding is extremely comfortable and easy to get into. The binding has one bungee lace over the forefoot and one bungee around the ankle keep your feet secure, while still allowing you to release in the case of a crash. The freeMAX binding is not foot specific and not front or rear specific.
The direct connect positions the boot mounting hardware directly beneath your foots natural balance point your heel and the ball of your foot. This will allow you to have more control over the ski. By eliminating the traditional mounting plate the boot weight is greatly reduced as well as boot drag. This also impacts the flex of the water ski. The ski will keep its natural flex pattern and not be hindered by a large plate spanning the width of the ski.