8) THAT IS A LOT OF PERFORATIONS. Yup. And you get a better look at how the forefoot has a bit of an outrigger on it. Plus, the translucent outsole should not only provide plenty of grip, but serves as a link to Reebok guards past. AND YOU CAN SEE MORE OF THAT NYLON BACKING BEHIND THE VECTOR, TOO. Hey, I thought you were ASKING the questions.