ISPO Award Gold Winners for the Action Sports category are...
Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 17 January, 2014 - The 2014 ISPO Award judging took place in Munich this week. This Award programme, which has become something akin to the Oscars of winter sports, is now in it's third year and has gained notoriety as a dependable accolade thanks to the ruthless and no-bullshit approach of the independent judging panel.
The Product section of the Award is split into four different categories; Ski, Outdoor, Performance and finally (and most importantly), Action Sports. This year's judges included industry heavyweights like TSA's Jeremy Sladen and Swedish style guru Jonas Wiehager, as well as writers, retailers and product designers from all over Europe.
The 2014 Award saw a record number of product submissions, who fought it out across Action Sports subcategories for the Gold Winner and Winner accolades. The successful few get a ton of recognition and product goodwill, a special exhibit at the show as well as special product hangtags and a comprehensive communications package.
From the cateogry winners will be selected an overall Product of the Year, which will be revealed at the ISPO show at the end of this month.
For the meantime, here are the 2014 ISPO Award Gold Winners for the Action Sports category:
Soloshot 2 camera tripod
Burton Viking boot
Restube personal buoyancy device
Burton Family Tree Landlord Split splitboard
Endeavor Seamless edge construction process
Picture Rethink reusable backpack
ProSlope dryslope material
Gloryfly G3 Pol goggle
32 Ultralight 2 snowboard boot