Outdoor Retailer announced the winner of the fifth annual Innovation Awards during a packed ceremony Wednesday night at the Outdoor Retailer Snow Show.
The winners shared inspiring stories about their companies, their products, and their visions.
There were 14 Innovation Award winners, and one additional company received the coveted Product of the Year award.
Here are the winners:
Product of the Year: WoolAid Limited — WoolAid Adhesive Bandages
Other winners are listed in the order they received their awards:
Paka — PAKAFILL
WNDR Alpine — Intention 108
GOES (Global Outdoor Emergency Support) — GOES.health App
ALLIED Feather + Down — ExpeDRY Ultra Dry Down
MADE Apparel — Custom Made-to-Measure Hard Shell Jacket
Fischer Sports — Fischer TWO
Opolis — StokedSnow Goggles made with Opolis’ patent-pending blend StokedPlastic
Geartrade — Geartrade National Consignment Service
G3 — R3 – Ride. Repeat. Recycle
Stoko — K1 Summit
SheFly Apparel — Go Free Legging
On — Cloudneo
Split Skis— Split Skis Freetour
Jack Wolfskin — Tapeless Jacket
This year’s winners were selected by the judging panel from among the 29 finalist outdoor products, materials, and services. They represent gear and programs across all seasons and were scored based on original design, function, impact, and inspiring attributes.
“Congratulations to the winners and all of the finalists at this year’s Outdoor Retailer Innovation Awards,” said Marisa Nicholson, Outdoor Retailer senior vice president and show director. “These awards are a big celebration of progress and original ideas from across our industry and offer our community an opportunity to recognize all of the work happening to improve the outdoor experience for more people.”