Day One SIA Snow Show Denver January 28-31, 2016 of the 2017 snowboard gear preview.
Old Guys Rip Too dove head first into the SIA Snow Show snowboard gear 2016 -2017 preview in Denver on Januuary 28th, we had the opportunity to meet with some up and coming brands and some heavy hitters from the snowboarding industry that we wanted to share with you Aloha Products, Arbor Collective, Capita Descendents Helmet, Elm, Fix Bindings, Hovland snow skates, Landyachtz, Lib Tech Snowboards, Marhar Snowboards, MyPackage Underwear, Never Summer Industries Snowboards, Nudown Outerwear, Onewheel, Outdoor Tech, Phunkshun Wear Face Masks, Ride Snowboards, Ruroc Helmets, Seirus mittens/gloves, Sims Snowboards, Smokin Snowboards, Spark R&D Splitboard Bindings, Spring Break Snowboards
Aloha Products 2016 -2017
A new brand line out of Amador County, California. Their boards feature a seamless sidewall and very unique Hawaiian themed graphics.
Arbor Collective 2016 -2017
New for 2016/17 Arbor introduces a line of bindings, a full set of women’s boards as well as updates to their men’s snowboards and some great skateboards. Check out the Lance Mountain collab snowboard!
Capita 2016 -2017
Capita stays true to their roots with another solid line up.
Giro Descendents Helmet 2016 -2017
Giro snow helmets had a killer collaboration with The Descendants.
Elm 2016 -2017
Mike Estes gave us a rundown on whats new with Elm. They have a great line up of hats, beanies, and their claw hood. Stay tuned for reviews of their products.
Fix Bindings 2016 -2017
Jason of Fix Bindings showed us what will be a game changer in the binding market. They are completely tool less, lightweight and very durable. Their X-Lock system will be a must have for riders with multiple boards.
Hovland Snow Skate 2016 -2017
Looking to change it up some? Hovland snow skates offer multiple sizes based on the conditions you’ll be riding.
Landyachtz 2016 -2017
Had a full array of their long boards, accessories and snowskates on display. Landyachtz is supporting sustainability, for every deck sold they will plant a tree.
Lib Tech 2016 -2017
Lib Tech as always has an impressive line that covers all spectrum’s.
Marhar Snowboards 2016 -2017
A small brand out of Michigan with a killer line up. Reviews coming soon!
MyPackage Underwear 2016 -2017
Great fitting men’s underwear and performance layers.
Never Summer Snowboards 2016 -2017
Never Summer knocks it out of the park again, with new asymmetrical offerings and an expanded kids line for their 25th season. Top to bottom the line is very impressive.
Nudown Outerwear 2016 -2017
A very unique line of outerwear that uses an air pump system for it heating/insulation.
Taking electric boards to another level; uphill, downhill, or even on single tracks…One Wheel roll with the fun for all ages.
Outdoor Tech 2016 -2017
Impressive line of waterproof, Bluetooth compatible speakers and gadgets for your outdoor lifestyle. “Founded in 2010, Outdoor Tech® is an outdoor designer brand creating accessories for an action-filled lifestyle. Packing the world’s most complete line of Bluetooth audio built for reveling in the open air and on the road, Outdoor Tech® proves there is a way to stay connected but not tethered.”
Phunkshun FaceMasks 2016 -2017
Phunkshun doubles their colorway offerings, added a women’s scarf and switches to Repreve recycled fabric for 2017.
By switching to REPREVE, each individual Phunkshun Wear necktube or balaclava produced will save an average of 10 to 15 bottles from landfills.
Ride Snowboards 2016 -2017
Ride has some fun shapes and graphics coming for next season.
Ruroc Helmets 2016 -2017
Full face helmets for maximum protection and warmth.
Seirus mittens/gloves 2016 -2017
Heat Wave technology makes those frigid days toasty and they are also touchscreen compatible.
Sims Snowboards 2016 -2017
Going back to their roots, Hilary showed us and impressive line up. Fully manufactured in the USA and rocking Sims nostalgia, these boards show their heritage and tribute to Tom’s legacy. Look for one at a shop near you.
Smokin Snowboards 2016 -2017
Smokin’s line up has some interesting additions with asymmetrical shapes and throw back graphics that surely will not disappoint riders of all ages.
Spark R&D Bindings 2016 -2017
Impressive line of split board bindings and accessories for all your back country needs. New this year the whammy bar!
Spring Break Snowboards 2016 -2017
Spring Break keeps their fun shapes alive for all your powder riding needs.
CHECK OUT OUR DAY TWO RECAP OF OUR 2016-2017 SNOWBOARD GEAR PREVIEW HERE