Despite the on-going uncertainty surrounding Brexit, the relatively slow start to the season in the Alps and lack of snow in Scotland, exhibitors numbers increased in 2019 and retailers attended Slide with a real sense of positivity.
Snowboard brands and retailers in particular reported an upturn in the market and the vibe at Slide certainly reflected the upbeat mood.
Visitor no’s: 383
At Wednesday night’s SIGB AGM, the winners of the Slide Awards 2019 were announced, with the Atomic Backland Carbon Boot taking top honours in the Hardware section, Planks The People’s Series winning the Software category and the GoPro Hero 7 Black, winning the Accessories category. The winner of the Fresh Brand category is Gogglesoc, a stretchy cover to protect goggle lenses.
SLIDE AWARD WINNERS 2019
MODEL: BLACK CARBON BOOT
5 years after launching the revolutionary Backland boot, this next-gen Backland boot features the new Free/Lock 4.0 ski/walk system making transitions quicker, the BOA closure system wrapping the foot, lightweight Prolite construction increasing power transfer to the skis, frictionless pivot and a highly customisable, climate controlled liner.
Contact for more information: Tim.Metcalfe@amersports.com
MODEL: THE PEOPLE’S SERIES
Planks Clothing presents The People’s Series. The People’s Series is designed to present a true unisex collection of products for skiers, developed with a regular fit combined with an evolving silhouette throughout the size offering. The People’s Series adapts to suit all different body shapes and individual styles, guys or gals!
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MODEL: HERO 7 BLACK
Gimbal‑like video that’s insanely smooth. Smart‑capture superpowers for the best, most brilliant photos automatically. Battle‑tested and waterproof without a housing. This is HERO7 Black – the most advanced GoPro ever.
Contact for more information: email@example.com
CATEGORY: FRESH BRAND
A gogglesoc is simple: a stretchy cover for your ski goggles designed to protect expensive lenses from scratches. Gogglesocs are made from recycled plastic bottles and come in a variety of trendy prints. Founded by three Brits, gogglesoc’s popularity has been skyrocketing in North America; now we’re launching into Europe!
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