Sturtevant’s in Bellevue, WA was the first stop of the K2 Charlie Tour. With lots of goods to give away and a VIP parking spot on the side walk; Charlie began building his fan base greeting folks as they browsed the Sturtevant’s garage sale in search of those off season deals.
K2 Charlie’s pilot and K2 Athlete Sean Decker is not afraid of record breaking heat. What did Sean do with his time in Seattle’s 106 degree weather? He took a 1976 RV with no air conditioning sight seeing. Here are some of the gems that Sean brought home….
SEATTLE, Wash. (July 31, 2009) – On March 26, 2009, ski legend Shane McConkey died in a ski BASE jumping accident in the Italian Dolomites. In countless ways, McConkey defined skiing as a lifestyle and by pushing the boundaries of the sport. Shane was a member of the K2 Skis team and was a creative… Read more »
Interview with Rainer Hertrich July 27, 2009 Government Camp, Oregon K2: How many consecutive days have you been skiing? RH: 2,096 days K2: Why did you start this? RH:At the Mangy Moose in Jackson Hole, WY they have plaque celebrating individuals that have skied 6 million vertical feet in a season. I saw this plaque… Read more »
Keep your eyes open and stay tuned.
It’s been busy here at the K2 House with groups of skiers and snowboarders testing products, shooting photos and enjoying the best summer shreddin in North America. The house has had a steady stream of ski and snowboard athletes, photographers, engineers and other humans. Andy and I spent a day riding with Leanne Pelosi our… Read more »
We just wrapped up a week of testing K2 skis on Mt Hood. Conditions were perfect for testing with hard snow at 7am and by 10am some of the best corn skiing you can imagine. We tested BackSide skis mounted with Tele/AT setups, Factory Team and Apache Skis. With 18-20 testers from all over the… Read more »
Stay tuned for much more.
I was asked to write a blog about my injury. I think that’s a great idea. A lot of people talk about being injured and coming back to their career as pro athletes, but not many talk about the struggle to come back. What really happens when you’re injured? What happens when you don’t have… Read more »
What a mountain range the Sawtooths are, majestic and huge, full of steep lines, narrow couliors and breath taking views. It was a honor to be part of such a team; Andrew McLean, Mike & Claudia Hattrup, Lisa Watson, Gabe Rogel, Luke Miller & Ketchum local and guide Danny Walton made up our group. This… Read more »
Ultimate Groove had a fantastic year, starting here in Colorado and spanning the globe, we found some new enthusiasm along the way and a lot of snow in our path. The women of Ultimate Groove were busy this season spreading the gospel of telemark skiing far and wide. We donned our Marmot attire and strapped… Read more »
My number one goal this season was to get my boys skiing. I figure, the more they enjoy skiing, the more time I can ski. The kids have also figured this out. They have started to believe that the better they get, they may have a chance to go with mom on one of her ski… Read more »
It was a great winter all around and since it has ended…here are some pictures from my winter in Taos.
From Couloiur to Cool Water! North Pole Bound! Spring? Not so fast! For me, it is time to head to Greenland to ski Polar Powder! 2009 marks my 4th year skiing in Greenland. My first Greenlandic ski adventure was in 2000 when I spent 6 weeks as a still photographer on a film project for Men’s J0urnal. We spent… Read more »