photo by: Mark Oliver. Sun Valley, ID. AMIE ENGERBRETSON- Squaw Valley, CA Squaw Valley never really wants to close, so they drag it out, celebrating “closing day” pretty much all of April. There is the Cushing Crossing, an ultimate natural pond skim, which is a sure sign that winter is nearly over. Spectators usually pack a… Read more »
K2 athletes, Anna Segal (AUS), Brita Sigourney (USA), Eveline Bhend (CH) and Yuki Tsubota (CAN), spent a few weeks in Russia to participate in the Sochi games last month. Anna, Eveline and Yuki competed in the first ever slopestyle competition on the prestigious world stage, while Brita represented in the halfpipe. Now that the games… Read more »
Ski boots hurting your feet? Prove it. Post a picture of your beaten, battered, and bruised feet for a chance to win a brand new pair of K2 Ski Boots! Benjamin Franklin once said, “There is no pain without gain.” The same rings true in skiing, or at least in this photo contest. So go… Read more »
Name: Anna Segal Age: 27 Home Mtn: Breckenridge, CO and Thredbo, Australia K2 Skis of Choice: MissConduct, Remedy 117 Sponsors: K2, Dakine, Bolle, Thredbo, Breckenridge, Full Tilt What do you love most about skiing? A combination of the adrenaline rush, the progression, constant challenge and above all, being outdoors with my friends on a daily basis. Growing… Read more »
FWT favorite Christine Hargin gives you a little insight to life as one of the world’s best female big mountain skiers! Age: 33 Home Mountain: None really since I live in Stockholm, but I travel to ski all over the world. K2 Skis of choice: Pettitor (Shreditor 120) Sponsors: K2, Norrøna, Kombi, Sweet Protection gear,… Read more »
Name: Kelly Sildaru Age: 11 Home Mountain: Nõmme Lumepark K2 Ski of choice: Missy Sponsors: K2, Red Bull, Nike, Oakley, Blue Tomato, Mariine, Dalbello How is summer in Estonia? Summer is always great. I don’t have to go to school, get to sleep as long as I want in the mornings and stay up late…. Read more »
Name: Brita Sigourney http://skeeze.k2skis.com/athletes/brita-sigourney Age: 23 Home Mtn: Tahoe/Sun Valley, ID Current Residence: Park City, UT K2 Skis of Choice: MissConduct, MissDemeanor Sponsors: K2, Full Tilt, Roxy, Oakley, Monster, Giro, Coal Can you explain how you got your name? My parents got the name from Carl Larsson, a Swedish painter, who named his 4th child… Read more »
In 2013 Stept Productions embarked on their largest film project to date. After 12 years of producing ski films, Stept is proud to announce their newest feature, “Mutiny”. The film documents progressive young skiers as they commence on a mission around the United States. Using the biggest cities in the country as their playground, the… Read more »
Gilles Sierro, a swiss guide and fellow K2 skier, recently climbed the Dent Blanche with his Shaxe and Coombacks. It looked like one epic adventure, read about it on his blog here: http://www.gillesleskieur.com/article-premiere-a-skis-a-la-dent-blanche-118373887.html
Our first ‘MissFits Moment’ of the Summer with the one and only, Lexi DuPont! Name: Lexi duPont http://skeeze.k2skis.com/athletes/lexi-dupont Age: 24 Hometown: Sun Valley, Idaho K2 ski of choice: 13/14 Remedy 117 Why?: It is the perfect ski for charging big, steep mountains and cruising mellow pow runs in the resort. It has enough rocker to float through the pow,… Read more »
A few weeks ago, the STEPT crew went down to Mammoth Mountain to shoot some park for their new film ‘Mutiny’, which releases this fall. Here are some photos of the guys chilling during the down time off the snow in some California sun.
Here are some totally radical wallpapers to keep you stoked throughout the rest of 2013! We’ve got ‘em for both your computer and your Ipad, so no matter where you go or how you geek out, the K2 vibes will always be with you. Enjoy!
CHICAGO, IL, Feb 19 (Marketwire) — The beer that delivers “refreshment as cold as the Rockies” is offering a bit more this spring to fans of snow-topped mountains. Through a partnership with K2 Sports, Coors Light and Coors Banquet are giving legal-drinking-age consumers a chance to win a variety of prizes that will make their… Read more »
Celebrate Andy’s 12 Days of Giftmas! ‘Tis the season, and in true giving fashion, Andy wants to show you some love. He’s been stoked with his new K2 Goggles and feels you deserve a pair too. After all, K2 Goggles have some of the best performance optics around, along with a huge selection of mirrored… Read more »
We recently sat down with The Mayor of Slayville, Andy Mahre, to recollect the history of one of the most revolutionary skis of our time – The Hellbent. K2: Hey there, Mr. Mahre. So how did the idea for the Hellbent shape come about and were you involved with the testing? Andy: I actually did… Read more »
With Halloween right around the corner, we decided to host a pumpkin carving contest! All you’ve gotta do is carve a pumpkin (other forms of squash are acceptable), take a photo of it, and send it to us at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Pumpkin Carving Contest’. We’ll post our favorites here in this post,… Read more »