For the first time in your ski career you had an injury that left you on the sidelines this season. Talk about how you have dealt with this adversity… “Well it’s definitely been hard to deal with missing out on a ski season as you can imagine as my entire life revolves around skiing…. Read more »
I know over the course of the past three weeks you have all become dearly attached to me, and I am sad to say that this is the final installment of my blog. Try not to cry. Last week, while you were slaving away in your cubicle, I was testing prototype skis at Mt…. Read more »
Hey guys and gals, it’s your favorite marketing intern, here for my second installment of blogging about life at K2. In case you care to hear an update on my living situation, I’m almost finished with the giant tub of peanut butter I bought at Sam’s club, and I’m carpooling with another intern to work,… Read more »
What’s up? I’m Wyatt, I like to ski, I’ve never been to Disney World, I hate asparagus, and my little sister’s name is Clare. Stay away. Enough about me, let’s talk about what its like to intern with K2 Sports. Besides living in a motel that reeks of stale cigarettes, and driving a truck in… Read more »
Kamp K2 went international this year. Japan put on a 5-day event at Kagura Snow Resort, where over 850 people attended. Athletes, advisors, buyers, retailers, and the general public joined forces to demo new product, eat a variety of delicious meats, and most importantly enjoy some spring skiing!
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.