A jury of professionals consisting of journalists, designers, retailers and athletes from all over the globe selected the most exceptional innovations from the 260 entries.
The winners of this year’s ISPO AWARDS are …
Freeski: Ski D2 by Dupraz for powder and groomed runs;
On-Piste Ski: V-WERKS RTM with Rocker Technology by Völkl and A.M.P. Bolt by K2;
Ski Boots & Bindings: Guardian 16 freeride-binding by Salomon & Atomic;
Protection: Lightweight Fornix helmet by POC;
Accessories/Hardware: Disco slopestyle ski pole by Komperdell
Accessories/Hardware: NAO headlamp by Petzl;
Hardware: Adjustable via ferrata set Cable Vario by Edelrid;
Apparel: Alpha SV Jacket by Arc’teryx;
Style: 3Fjacket by Sympatex;
Hardware: Rotating bindings by NOW Snowboarding;
Apparel: Vassi jacket for freeriders by Haglöfs;
Accessories: Customized freeride backpack Taos 28 PRO by Salewa;
Hardware: Twin-Skate by Hudora;
Apparel: Hooded Effusion running jacket by Mountain Hardwear and Montrail;
Footwear: Long runs with the Freeheel Running Pad;
Accessories: HIOD One by Free2Move for conversations among cyclists;
Hardware: Ambitious environmental project Amplid Green Light; Xelium bindings by Rossignol and Xpress bindings by Look, and Snowboard Story by Niche;
Apparel: Pyua jacket;
Accessories: Mammut 9.8 Transformer climbing rope.
The total of 22 winners selected from 41 nominees will receive their ISPO AWARD trophy on January 30th , 2012 at 5 pm during a festive ceremony at the ISPO Snow Ice & Rock Summit. The best of the best, the overall winners of each segment, will be presented there for the first time.