February 21, 2012
For four days in late January, the snow sports community flocked to Denver for the annual SIA Snow Show to view the latest gear for 2013. Retailers spent their days in appointments booking orders as the press and media captured the products and parties, and the industry took over the Mile High City to reunite, rejuvenate and revive winter sports. For the first time since SIA moved to Denver, people finally stopped talking about missing Vegas.
Despite a less than stellar season for snowfall around the US, over 20,000 attendees made the Snow Show to welcome the next generation of products. In case you didn’t make the SIA Snow Show, here’s a glimpse into the snowboard products and trends coming out for 2013.
Possibilities for everyone Flat, Rocker, Reverse Camber, Hybrid, Camber, new designs are the rage. Riders have an assortment of choices to handle whatever riding they want but now they can choose from new designs out on the market for 2013. Camber isn’t dead either, Lib Tech introduced C3, a new banana technology with three cambers. Venture Snowboards out of Colorado introduced their new Euphoria model built for deep powder days and floating the snow wave. Rome Snowboards take a classic Hosoi shape to the snow for skate influence style and freestyle fun with the Hammerhead snowboard. For their third year, Jones Snowboards introduces three boards to the women’s line and offers a Carbon Series freeride and splitboard the line.