This winter was a bit of an odd one to say the least. Resorts shut early, countries closed their borders, and people were stuck at home instead of getting that sweet spring shred. That being said, with the help of our Whitelines Test Team, we still managed to test hundreds of products and new season gear before Covid hit.
We’ve always marked out 100 products as standing apart from the crowd, covering the whole range of gear from action cams to splitboards, but last year we decided to take it a step further. The Whitelines Choice Awards call out the products we deem to be the absolute pinnacle performers, the tour de forces of snowboarding.
The dictionary defines ‘best’ as “that which is the most excellent, outstanding, or desirable”, with that in mind we’ve chosen our favourite products, those which we believe are truly the best in their respective categories.
“The Whitelines Choice Awards call out the products we deem to be the absolute pinnacle performers”
Every Choice winner remains impartial and free from commercial sway. They are unbiased and genuine thoughts from the Whitelines family.
Take a scroll through the list below. If any product catches your eye, click on the links below each description to access the full in-depth review, pics and first-hand rider’s verdicts. Alternatively, you can check out our extensive lists of of the best all-mountain snowboards, freestyle snowboards, freeride snowboards, snowboard boots, snowboard bindings, or snowboard goggles.
The Whitelines Choice Award Winners 2020-2021
- Salomon Dancehaul (Unisex) – Best All-Mountain Snowboard
- K2 Alchemist – Best Men’s Freeride Snowboard
- Gnu Barrett – Best Women’s Freeride Snowboard
- Rome Artifact – Best Men’s Freestyle Snowboard
- Ride Back Talk – Best Women’s Freestyle Snowboard
- Lobster Cream – Best Men’s Newcomer Snowboard
- Salomon No Drama – Best Women’s Newcomer Snowboard/li>
- Jones Solution – Best Men’s Splitboard Snowboard
- Weston Riva – Best Women’s Splitboard Snowboard
- Bataleon Stuntwood – Best Kid’s Snowboard
- Rome Libertine (Unisex) – Best Snowboard Boots
- Union Atlas – Best Men’s Snowboard Bindings
- Burton Lexa X – Best Women’s Snowboard Bindings
- Zeal Beacon – Best Snowboard Goggles
- Patagonia Snowdrifter Jacket and Pants (Unisex) – Best Backcountry Snowboard Outerwear
- Airblaster Erik Leon C.O.R.E Jacket and Pants – Best Resort Snowboard Outerwear