ISPO Award 2017 Category Action
The Tugboat by Korua Shapes is PRODUCT OF THE YEAR of ISPO AWARD 2017 in the action segment.
The big nose gives you extreme float. A very strong taper with the matching radius and a tipping point on the 3D base makes it easier to set on edge. Low profile channels guarantee stability and grip. P-Tex edges and this new base design can be carved on hardpack groomed slopes.
Jury statement about Tugboat by Korua Shapes:
“I love this snowboard as a pure tool, the design is simple and superb. Congratulations to engineer and design for such a great job.“ (Francois Applagnat, CCI Bayonne, Business Development)
- Retail Price: 449 Euro
- ISPO MUNICH 2017: Hall B6, 210
The AIR by SipaBoards is GOLD WINNER of ISPO AWARD 2017 in the action segment.
The heart of every SipaBoards Air is the removable SipaAir compressor that retracts into a slot, where the inflation valve on a normal SUP would be. With a wave of a hand the board pumps itself up to perfect pressure. One charge lasts for three inflations. The compressor can also serve as an independent mobile electric pump.
Jury-Statement about AIR by SipaBoards:
"The Sipaboards air system is fantastically easy to use, making inflating your SUP as simple as the press of a button." (Tammy Esten, MINT Snowboarding, Founder)
- Retail Price: 999 Euro
The MODLOC by PLUM is GOLD WINNER of ISPO AWARD 2017 in the action segment.
The interface is composed of discs and triangular PAD plates. The binding has to be positioned on the PAD. To move from Goofy to Regular, you only need to loosen the PAD screw, lift up the PAD and rotate it 180°. The heel cup adjustment has been simplified thanks to a user-friendly sliding rail.
Jury-Statement about MODLOC by PLUM:
"It only takes 2 minutes to switch from Regular to Goofy, that’s perfect for rental boards!" (Philipp Volker, Consumer)
- Retail Price: 850 Euro
- ISPO MUNICH 2017: Hall A6, 431
InsideGrip by GripGrab is GOLD WINNER of ISPO AWARD 2017 in the action segment.
InsideGrip improves overall grip of gloves rather than only grip between glove and handlebars. Handlebar grips provide plenty of friction, but the palm will tend to slide on the inside and compromise grip. The solution features silicon prints located inside the glove on palm and fingertips for maximum grip.
Jury-Statement about InsideGrip by GripGrab:
"The GripGrab optimizes the fit of the glove. From now on we don’t need different cuts and shapes because this is the solution even for extreme rides." (Tibor Simai, Professional Mountainbiker)
- Retail Price: 54,95 Euro
The TM-THREE by ThirtyTwo is GOLD WINNER of ISPO AWARD 2017 in the action segment.
The ThirtyTwo TM-THREE offers perfect fit and flex with innovative technology. This is the first asymmetric boot from the inside and out, due to inserted Recoil Flex Control rods for maximum performance. Its new Elite footbed with Adaptive Arch Supports with four interchangeable arch wedges.
Jury-Statement about TM-THREE by ThirtyTwo:
"Nice shoes, really convenient and customizable according on the situation. You can lend it to your friend and they will feel like its their own." (Robin Lecorvaisier, FISE/Hurricane Action Sports, Development)
- Retail Price: 450 Euro
The Protector Series Cross 6.0 by KOMPERDELL is GOLD WINNER of ISPO AWARD 2017 in the action segment.
Category: Protection & Safety
The safest protector series ever, “Cross 6.0” is an extra flexible multi-layer dual density foam. CE-16212 approved & many times better than the requiring legal standards. The vest‘s new technology offers best breathability and its ergonomic cut and the kidney belt make it fit perfectly.
Jury-Statement about Protector Series Cross 6.0 by KOMPERDELL:
"Protection equipment designed at highest level. Approach to engineer, innovate and design is a GOLD WINNER." (Jaka Benedik, Benedik Design, Product Developer & Designer)
- Retail Price: 179,95 Euro
- ISPO MUNICH 2017: Hall A4, 400
The ASSASSIN XL by XFORCE is GOLD WINNER of ISPO AWARD 2017 in the action segment.
Category: Goggles & Glasses
ASSASSIN XL is a frameless and ultra light-weight design goggle with new anti-fog technology. Making double lenses obsolete and four times more efficient than normal anti-fog lenses. Using a single lens with the latest technology offers a higher transmission for crystal clear vision to the wearer.
Jury-Statement about ASSASSIN XL by XFORCE:
"Everybody has the experience of foggy goggles. The X-Force solves that problem with their „unfoggy lens“. That’s innovative and terrific." (Johanna Blixt, Hollywood Sweden, Sales)
- Retail Price: 250 Euro
- ISPO MUNICH 2017: Hall A4, 524