If you're looking to be first to spot the next big thing in freesports, pop along to Slide 2008 – the UK’s biggest action sport and streetwear show - where you can have a spy at the newest arrivals on the streetwear scene.
We've got our eye on these hotly-tipped new brands...
Esibär is a hip hat design company that supply the Austrian ski and snowboard teams. Now available in the UK, they are bringing their unique brand of hats, from traditional to outrageous, to a store near you. Eisbär hats are made using Merino wool and are renowned for their durability, insulation and lasting performance. They also look pretty sick too.
Faiise is a ski and snowboard range that’s designed for extreme weather conditions, on and off the slopes. The range is British designed, influenced by UK urban streetwear and translated for the slopes. Features include a breathable, waterproof and seam-sealed construction, together with detachable inner après-ski jackets. A perfect pairing of practical and stylish.
Eight Ball Boards supply electric wireless skateboards - the nearest thing to snowboarding without the snow! Controlled via a wireless remote control, the boards can reach speeds of up to 35 km/h and can go up to 45 km before they need recharging. Just make sure you've got your crash helmet on...
Highland streetboards is the world’s leading streetboard manufacturer. Whether in the skatepark, cruising the street or carving down a hill, streetboard allows riders to strap in and develop their skills, tricks and riding techniques in the air or sliding down rails. All Highland’s boards are made from 100% Canadian Maple with graphics drawn by specially selected artists. Snap one up quick.
For a full list of exhibitors, check out the Slide website.