ISPO, the Euro snowboard tradeshow, is on allowing us to get our paws on some killer kit for the 2012/13 season already. Here’s a selection of shots from day 1 of trawling the halls.
Erm, there’s some booze in addition to shred product here in the halls. Professionalism till out livers give out… enjoy the evidence…
Let’s be honest. If you’re looking at this page then the last thing you need it waffle. Enjoy the product nerd out part 1…
YES The Greats has legends on the topsheet and a asymmetric nose.
We were blown away by this Anon goggle. Lenses are magnetic and not only do they come out super easy, you can actually just throw them in
Anon’s large range of goggles
Gerome Mathieu’s pro model APO. Buy this so he buys us more cigs
Tyler Chorlton’s pro model APO. Buy this so he buys us more beer
APO Snowboards looking bright.
The nose on Gulli’s stick is super low and super blunt.
Gulli Gudmundsson gets a pro model Bataleon next season. Guud.
Bataleon drop outerwear next season. Regular fit and avant garde park rat style
The Booter boot from Forum has a drawstring cuff so you can get em under your sister’s pants
Jib and street specific Forum, named The Rat
The Kitchen Sink from Forum. Great for backcountry freestyle
Didn’t catch this Forum’s name but it was an eye popper
Women’s Forums – the Star and Aura
Andreas Wiig is a beast. His Foursquare outerwear is neat
This was apparrantly the one thing that had the Helgasons stoked on their ISPO stand
Dont look into the Gloryhole. You may never leave
Red FRENDS colab helmet
Ride have gone burlesque for this show
Rip Curl’s women’s jacket worn by Urska Pribosic
Nils Arvidsson’s Rip Curl pro model
Rip Curl women’s Ultimate jacket with 4 way stretch GUM fabric
Rip Curl Elias Elhadt jacket features stretchy GUM fabric and a ponch style
Paxson and Gigi’s Slash pro models
Slash Snowboards by Gigi Rüf have 4 boards and had a lot of interest
Smith IOX black with matching helmet
Smith IOX goggles
College style from Special Blend
Street style duffel from Special Blend
APO Starlet and friends
A wall of Switchback bindings
TSG Arctic Kraken with MIPS – a Swedish safety certification that is pretty stringent
Kids helmets from TSG
TSG Lotus and Gravity
Union Contact Pro is uber light
YES Basic goes from clear to all black topsheet as you go up the lengths. Park oriented Jackpot. Trouble’s pro model is the bomb
YES are killing it again. Tadashi Fuse and Pick Your Line
ThirtyTwo Prime boot
Some kid called JP Walker has pro model on ThirtyTwo
Joe Sexton’s pro model ThirtyTwo boot is low profile at the top to fit under his skinny pants
Streetstyled outerwear from ThirtyTwo. The Venice jacket here is Scott Stevens’ pro model
Analog booth. Telling it like it is
Analog Stanford jacket
Workwear styled Analog outerwear – Danny Davis’ pro model jacket and pants
Artec Phenom – the widest board on the planet
Elan boot with zonal speedlace.
Elan Leeloo for the women
Hoppipolla headwear. Beware the Gloryhole
K2 backcountry kit
K2 Peacekeeper, Ultra Dream… both aimed at big mountain and pow riding
K2 womens boards – Lime Lite, Bright Lite… From the all new Lite range
Parka style from Makia, surprisingly this is called the Down Parka.
Nitro’s Raiden bindings – it doesn’t get any better than this
Nitro Factory line – Rook, Team and Pantera in extra tech versions
Nitro Sub Zero
Rhythm had some boards, too – the Yowser, the RockHer and the On the Wall
Rhythm go double brested with the Sternidae Jacket
We’re not quite sure what’s going on with this Rhythm Fugu getup, but it looks comfy
Ride’s legendary DH2 and Buckwild
Solid colour on this Ride jacket
Ride Maestro binders – top of the range, full of tech
Seb Toutant has his own Seb Toots range on Ride. Here’s his Triad boot.
Ride women’s Rapture Compact
This shot sums up the Switchback bindings concept – interchangability.
Solid mustard from Zimtstern in the Belle Jacket for the womens
Classic red Zimtstern Woodsman jacket
Zimtstern’s ode to the French in the Hood Jacket