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operation vapor

Speed is back with a vengeance

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Start the mission

Uncover the secrets of speed.

The new VAPOR APX2 makes fast players even more dangerous.

Click on the highlights to see the new technology that’s taking fast to new levels.

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16127-BAUER

TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE (TRIGGER)

The innovative trigger system allows players to change steel in seconds. No rivets, wrenches or missed playing time.

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FORM FIT 3 THREE-PIECE TONGUE

This lightweight pro felt tongue gives a more relaxed feel on the top of the foot yet is thick enough to provide enhanced impact and abrasion protection.

CURVE® COMPOSITE UPPER

The patented X-rib design provides added structural support and stability, allowing for faster acceleration and quicker turns.

INJECTED STABILITY LACING SYSTEM

Innovative one-piece construction reduces total energy lost, making crossovers quicker and your first step more explosive.

16152-BAUER

TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE HOLDER

With an increased overall height of 3mm, players experience a better angle of attack, getting to pucks quicker with a tighter turning radius.

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Agents of Speed

With the ability to turn on a dime, reach the puck in a flash and dart around defenders, these highly trained professionals are among the most skilled in the world.

Choose an agent to learn more.

Birthplace:

Birthdate:

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Agent 019

Nicklas Backstrom

16153-BAUER

Gavle, Sweden

11/23/87
WSH / 2006

Center

6' 1"

213 lbs.

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Agent 09

Evander Kane

16134-BAUER

Vancouver, BC

8/2/91
ATL / 2009

Wing

6’ 2"

195 lbs.

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Agent 08

Alexander Ovechkin

16146-BAUER

Moscow, Russia

9/30/85
WSH / 2004

Wing

6’ 3"

230 lbs.

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Agent 88

Patrick Kane

16140-BAUER

Buffalo, NY

11/19/88
CHI / 2007

Wing

5' 11"

181 lbs.

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Agent 28

Claude Giroux

16137-BAUER

Hearst, ON

1/12/88
PHI / 2006

Wing

5' 11"

172 lbs.

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Agent 19

Tyler Seguin

16149-BAUER

Brampton, ON

1/31/92
BOS / 2010

Center

6’ 1"

182 lbs.

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Agent 14

Jordan Eberle

16131-BAUER

Regina, SK

5/15/90
EDM / 2008

Wing

5' 11"

184 lbs.

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COMPLETE THE MISSION

Becoming a member of OPERATION VAPOR requires rapid decision-making, the ultimate agility, and elite-level speed. Think you have what it takes? Complete the following objectives to prove you’re among the most skilled players in the world.

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Agent Name
Objectives

Objective 1

INTELLIGENCE SCREENING

The following three-part examination is the first step in evaluating your potential acceptance into OPERATION VAPOR. Choose your answers carefully, AGENT #NAME#, OPERATION VAPOR has an eye on you.

OPERATION VAPOR: OBJECTIVE 1

Objective complete. Excellent work, however your mission is far from being fulfilled. Continue to the next objective.

Question 1

The new BAUER TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE has an increased height of 3mm, giving players ...

A. A better angle of attack to reach the puck faster.

B. The ability to get lower in turns without bottoming out.

C. A tighter turning radius.
D. All of the above.

Question 2

The CURVE COMPOSITE X-RIB design provides:

A. Added structural support allowing for faster acceleration and quicker turns.

B. Additional padding for increased production.

C. Revolutionary runner design fusing elite stainless steel and high-grade aluminum.
D. Ribbed laces for a faster, tighter lace-up.

Question 3

The INJECTED STABILITY LACING SYSTEM’s innovative one-piece construction reduces total energy lost, making crossovers quicker and transferring explosive energy to the ice.

A. True

B. False

Objective 2

STEEL CHANGE SIMULATOR

No more questions, AGENT #NAME#. The following simulator of the latest and most sophisticated technology will put your knowledge to the test. We hope you’ve come prepared.

OPERATION VAPOR: OBJECTIVE 2

Well done. You’ve shown mastery skills in completing this objective. However your mission is not complete. Objective 3 is waiting for you.
We regret to inform you that your admission into OPERATION VAPOR has been denied. Sharpen your knowledge about the BAUER TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE and attempt the objective again.

In six easy steps, the BAUER TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE lets you change your steel in seconds, keeping you at your best all game. Show your knowledge by dragging the steps into the correct order below.

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LIGHTSPEED EDGE

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Drag and drop boxes in the correct order to pass this objective.

INSTALL: A D-shape on the trigger indicates the runner is secure.

INSTALL: Make sure the front hook is fully inserted.

REMOVE: Hold the trigger and pry runner out with the tool.

REMOVE: Push metal tip under runner while pulling the trigger.

INSTALL: Press the runner in by hand with use of a towel until you hear a click.
REMOVE: Align slot in the tool with runner.

Objective 3

AGILITY ASSESSMENT

Well done, AGENT #NAME#. Speed, agility and dexterity are crucial to becoming an OPERATION VAPOR agent. Completing the following objective will prove you have what it takes to make the team.

OPERATION VAPOR: OBJECTIVE 3

Congratulations on successfully completing Objective 3. Be proud of your accomplishment. The speed, agility and knowledge you’ve demonstrated rivals the most elite players in the world.
A valiant effort AGENT #NAME#, however only the best of the best can complete this objective. Don’t give up. Work on your quickness and try again.

Quickly type the correct keys in the right order before the time runs out.

START TIMER

STAGE

After starting the timer, quickly type the correct keys in order before time runs out. You must complete all three levels of difficulty. Good luck.

Good Job. Hit the timer to begin Stage
CONTINUE

MISSION COMPLETE

Congratulations,

This certification confirms the promise to play with speed, quickness and tenacity and to perform at an elite level under any and all circumstances.

Order of OPERATION VAPOR, Worldwide, EST. 1927

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VAPOR APX2 SKATE
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CURV® COMPOSITE UPPER

The X-rib design provides structural support and stability throughout the boot, allowing for faster acceleration and quicker turns. The angle of the boot is cut aggressive to allow greater forward flex.

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FORM-FIT+ FOOTBED WITH ERGO TOE PROTECTION

FORM-FIT+ performance with enhanced com- fort in the toe area. The toe-protection feature can be customized to a specific player’s needs.

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HYDRA-MAX 2 LINER

Moisture wicking and abrasion- resistant with integrated comfort wrap. The Total Edge Comfort minimizes wear and tear around the top of the ankle.

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TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE

The NEW LIGHTSPEED EDGE holder is designed and developed to provide a greater angle of attack through an increase of 3mm in overall height.

The player benefit is sharper, tighter turns due to having a greater ability to get lower in the turn without “bottoming out”. The TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE also features an innovative trigger system, that allows the player to change his steel in a matter of seconds without missing a shift or any playing time.

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TUUK LS FUSION BLADE

Revolutionary runner design fusing the strength and performance of our elite stainless steel with high- grade aluminum, reducing the weight of the runner by 27%.

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INJECTED STABILITY LACING SYSTEM

Innovative one-piece construction maximizes energy return and provides increased stability throughout the life of the skate and explosive energy transfer with every stride. The NEW stability lacing system reduces the amount of total energy lost vs. traditional construction allowing the player to exit turns faster while increasing acceleration for more energy transfer to the ice. The new lacing system will help make each cross over quicker allowing the player to experience faster feet for maximum on-ice performance.

  • VAPOR APX2 SKATE
  • CURV® COMPOSITE UPPER
  • FORM-FIT+ FOOTBED WITH ERGO TOE PROTECTION
  • HYDRA-MAX 2 LINER
  • TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE
  • TUUK LS FUSION BLADE
  • INJECTED STABILITY LACING SYSTEM

VAPOR APX2 SKATE

  • UPPER SPECS»
    Quarter Package

    3D lasted Curv® Composite upper with X-rib pattern

    Lining Material

    HYDRA MAX 2 liner with integrated TOTAL EDGE comfort

    Ankle Padding

    Lightweight form fit foam ankle pads

    Tongue Construction

    FORM-FIT 3 52 oz. 3-piece pro felt tongue, with integrated and enhanced abrasion resistant metatarsal guard

    Footbed

    FORM-FIT+ with ERGOTOE protection and grip, integrated and customizable toe protection, moisture management, and heel stabilizer

    Thermoformable

    Full upper

  • LOWER SPECS»
    Outsole

    Ultra lightweight, vented carbon composite

    Blade Holder

    TUUK LIGHTSPEED EDGE

    Runner

    TUUK LS Fusion runner

  • SIZES»
    Sr

    6-12 full and half / D, EE widths

    Jr

    3-5.5 full and half / D, EE widths