ION Water_Footwear


Neoprene Booties, Shoes & Socks 

Discover your perfect fit no matter if you are looking for protection, warmth, grip or want to keep the barefoot feeling even in cold climate. 

The ION Plasma and Ballistic neoprene boots are both excellent choices for anyone looking for top-quality neoprene footwear. The Plasma boots are designed for maximum warmth and comfort, with a three-part sole that provides excellent grip and traction. The Ballistic boots, on the other hand, are designed for maximum durability and protection, with a reinforced Kevlar sole, Plasma_Plush 2.0 thermo lining, and super flexible Max_Flex outside lining. 

What are neoprene boots good for?  

Neoprene boots are an essential piece of gear for anyone who wants to surf, kiteboard, or windsurf in cold conditions. They provide insulation and keep your feet warm and protected from the cold water temperatures. They also provide traction and grip on your board as well as sharp objects like mussels, rocks or sea urchins that may hide under water. 

When it comes to neoprene footwear for water sports, there are three main types to choose from: booties, slippers, and socks. While they all provide some level of protection and insulation, there are some key differences between them that can impact their performance and suitability for different activities. 

When choosing between neoprene booties, slippers, and socks, it's important to consider the conditions you will be using them in and the activities you will be doing.  

Neoprene booties are the most popular type of neoprene footwear for water sports. They are designed to cover the entire foot and ankle, providing maximum coverage and protection from the cold water. They often have a thick sole and textured grip, which makes them suitable for activities that require good traction, such as surfing, kiteboarding, and windsurfing. 

Neoprene slippers, on the other hand, are a lighter and more flexible alternative to booties. They are designed to cover the foot but not the ankle, providing a balance of protection and mobility. They can also be worn in warmer water conditions when you need protection against sharp objects rather than insulation. 

Neoprene socks are the thinnest and lightest option of the three. They are designed to fit snugly over the foot and provide some level of insulation and protection, but they do not offer much in the way of traction or support. They are often used in warmer water conditions or as an additional layer under other types of neoprene footwear for added insulation.