the Skate Grosso Mid. Made with a fully revised upper, molded heel counter, locked-in tongue straps, and a recut of the DURACAPTM underlay, the Skate Grosso Mid offers an essential fit that is more breathable and durable where skaters need it most. The two-part foxing, featuring a tougher toe knurl, ensures heightened board contact, and the original waffle outsoles are made of a rubber that offer grip and support. Along with a new sidewall finish, PopCush sockliners for superior cushioning and impact protection, and a sleek checkerboard flag, this Skate Grosso Mid builds on an iconic style with added performance benefits that real skaters demand. It is made with sturdy suede and canvas uppers. FULLY REVISED UPPERS – Made with sturdy suede and canvas, and featuring locked-in tongue straps and two-part foxing for heightened board contact. ; VANS ORIGINAL WAFFLE COMPOUND – Our classic gum rubber compound is made of a rubber that offers grip and support. ; POPCUSH CUSHIONING – Our standard best-in-class upgrade, the new PopCushTM insoles snap back and won ’t pack, providing impact protection and custom energy return for any type of skating. ; UNRIVALED DURABILITY – Reinforced DURACAPTM underlays and are built to withstand the daily abuse of skateboarding.