The best products in the sporting goods industry

ISPO Award 2018: These are the winners

The winners of the ISPO Award 2018 have been chosen: In the segments Health & Fitness, Outdoor, Snowsports, Urban and Team & Social Sports, the most innovative products are selected from around 500 applications. All winners will be on show at the ISPO Munich in Hall B1 from 28 to 31 January.

The jury of the ISPO Award has selected the best sports products 2018.
The jury of the ISPO Award has selected the best sports products 2018.

With the market highlights for the coming season, the emphasis is on sustainability and individualization. Skis and snowboards are not only becoming more environmentally friendly, they are also more durable thanks to their sustainability.

The high-profile Eco jury with members including Matthias Kimmerle, Professor for Textile Product Technology at Albstadt-Sigmaringen University looked at all entries from this point of view and awarded bonus points which had a major influence on the final result. The best innovations in each segment were named “Product of the Year” by the specialist jury.

An overview of all “Product of the Year” prize winners:

  • Health & Fitness - A technology for individualized running shoes directly from HP’s FitStation stores
  • Outdoor - Forge S from Tecnica – the first anatomically adaptable trekking shoe
  • Snowsport - The ski and snowboard core technology FUS3D™ from CIME INDUSTRIES and CAPITA MFG
  • Team & Social Sports - Maxi Grip from Select – the first resin-free handball
  • Urban - BH51M Helmetphone smart cycle helmet from Livall

ISPO Awards ceremony

The ISPO Awards ceremony will take place during the first two days of ISPO Munich. At 11:00 on Sunday, January 28, the prize in the Snowsports segment will be awarded, while at 15:00, the jury will hand out the awards for the best Health & Fitness and Team & Social Sports products. At 13:00 on Monday, January 29, the awards for the Outdoor and Urban segments will be presented. The awards for Eco Responsibility will also be presented at 11:00 and 13:00 on both days. For the first time, five innovation of the „Product of the Year“ will be presented to consumers during ISPO Munich Sports Week at Keller Sports in Munich on January, 30.

19 Gold Winners and a Product of the Year representative on stage: The group photo of the Snowsports Award winners 2018.
Each year, the renowned Jury of ISPO AWARD marks the best products of the sports industry. These are the winners of 2018.