If you are down with the future, heed the Prophecy. Burton has done it again, proving that there is no such thing as a level playing field as long as they’re involved. Burton’s newest slopeslaying connective device comes equipped with a one- of-a-kind technology called Re: Flex. While traditional baseplates were ridged, this one actually flexes in the middle, bringing you an astounding 71 percent closer to the true flex and feel of your snowboard. Integrated into this is the full BED cushioning system that in all reality will make you want to land flat; it’s that damn soft. On the back end, the Dual Component Living Hinge Air Mesh High Back is a lot to take in. An easier way to look at it is that Burton eliminated calf bite in the 90’s; these days their highbacks work with your snowboarding in ways few can comprehend. Their biggest benefit? The Prophecy is compatible with ALL boards, not just Burton’s.