Christmas and New Years was a quiet time for Charly, and he deserved it as being on the road over past 3 months was more than hard work – Austria, Spain, Italy, France, Germany – over 20.000km overall. But as soon as the new year started he got very restless, wanting to get out again. So after… Read more »
K2 Backside Team telemark skier Torkel Karoliussen chases American west coast powder.
Hello everybody, After driving the BMW X1 for two weeks, I can honestly tell you: “It is the coolest car I have ever drove.” The X-Drive function is awesome. I never got stuck ! I took it to Arlberg, Obertauern, Zillervalley and many other steep and snow covered roads and it is not problem for… Read more »
Posing for some early season photos…flat light, great snow, and lots of laughs. Thanks for the turns, girls! Photo by Robyn Scarton Photography. Posted by Julie – NorCal Alliance Member
One of our inhouse marketing guys got the chance of grabbing the keys of our X1 and went to the Youngblood camp up on Kitzsteinhorn this past weekend. Unfortunately no pics from the mountain as the camera froze, we heard it was 25 degrees (Celcius) below zero.
There was no party and Seth and Pep were bummed….That was until K2 Charlie, known for bringing the party, rallied into the gravel lot carrying a rowdy crew of skiers who were ready to get their party on. .. and when I say ‘party on’…. I mean they were ready to Apres Extreme. This roller… Read more »
This time of the year the sun doesn´t rise at all above the Arctic Circle. So what does K2 BackSide skiers do. They go skiing. Jani Johansén did some trekking in Tamok and Lyngen, North Norway. The sun went below the horizon in the end of November. It returns in mid January. The time between… Read more »
Trekking in Nepal I will never forget my First Run Of The Year after my first season of trekking in Nepal. The year was 1993 and right before ski season, I went trekking in the Langtang region of Nepal. I had trained HARD for the trek, hiking and mountain biking right up until the minute I… Read more »
K2 ambassador and climber and mountaineer Stefan Glowacz went to Baffin Island last spring to search for the ultimate granite climb. But climbing was not the main challenge. Going there and returning was the bigger one as their climbing “bastion” was in the middle of nowhere, only accessable with dogsledges or by walking. To take… Read more »
Straight from Switzerland to Sweden. After some great weeks in Switzerland the K2 Traveling Skis finally made it to Sweden. During the Swedish Demo-Tour, the girls had the chance to test and sign the Traveling Skis.
During 3 weeks, K2 was on a demo tour with the new K2 Stuffa around the Swedish mountains. People could test the new K2 stuff. Everybody was really stoked about the new products.
The Italian K2-Teamrider Gex Emanuele get the cover of 4 Skiers Magazin in Italy
K2 took part in the 8th edition of the Slide & Sound in Martigny, Switzerland – a season opening party with lots of riders, films and really cool sound! It was sooo good to be there and to celebrate the upcoming winter …. Zuff
With over $30,000 fundraised for the breast cancer research, 687,260 vertical feet logged, and an assortment of creative pink costumes, the Pink Chase was a huge success! 19 teams combining a total of 57 women-skiers, snowboarders, tele skiers of varying ages– youthful 23 year olds to bright eyed 56 year olds participated in the Pink… Read more »
K2 intern here, writing my first and sadly last blog all about my time as a K2 ski marketing intern. I remember my first two hours at K2 like I remember the first time I skied Mt Baker, with crystal clarity. Walking into the massive south Seattle warehouse you see not cubicles but entire chambers… Read more »
Last week was the day! After getting some cool sticker job our 2 X1 were ready for pick up. We got invited to Munich into the BMW World for the official hand-over fo the keys and some introduction of the cars. If you still think all one gets is 4 wheels, a steering wheel, gear shift, a… Read more »