Some things in life were just meant to go together (“Suds”, the laundromat/bar dream business, for example). Some … were not. The above “Ed Hardy Snowboarding” photo, depending on your general IQ/tanning level, showcases a pairing that could fall into either category (um … no). With this in mind, we set out to find the best of the best of this season’s snowboard collaborations. After a bit of research, we came up with this stellar collection of 2010/2011 snow industry love children.
Here’s a quick rundown of ten of the sweetest product collabs in snowboarding this season. Snowboards, Boots, Bindings, Outerwear, Goggles, Watches, and more. Check ’em out, share your thoughts, and get hyped on all the product procreation hitting the shops and slopes this winter.—A.H.
Union X CAPiTA: Ultrafear Binding Project ($180)
Coming in hawt. The Union of CAPiTA. Scotty Stevens’ chosen Contact binders, done up with the exclusive Ultrafear print from this year’s board graphics. The perfect fit for the park and jib “shredder that likes to scare people both on and off the hill.”
• Multi-Position Ultragrip Toe Caps
• Magnesium Buckles
• Extruded Anodized Aluminum Heelcups
• Injected DualZone EVA Bushings