K2 Charlie goes to camp

For the past week K2 Charlie and I have been in Mount Hood, Oregon for some hot, late summer action at Mount Hood Summer Ski Camp.  We arrived to blue skies, sunshine and one good day of skiing together,  then the rain came. Having coached in Hood for four years now,  I know how miserable… Read more »

K2 Charlie grills and enjoys beverages at Evo

This past Saturday K2 Charlie and I were Evo in Seattle.   If you haven’t been to Evo, let me tell you, it is the experience of a lifetime!   Evo has a unique, creative way of displaying their products and the store is filled with everything from skis to wakeboards and it doubles as… Read more »

K2 Japan's Rooftop Party

The party was between 4:30 PM and …originally scheduled to be closed at 6:30 PM. But finally it continued till 9:00 PM! We’ve had this annual beer party every summer for years, and now this is one of the most popular summer event among people. ha It’s absolutely our pleasure to host and enjoy with… Read more »

Charlie hits the road: Spokane and back

The trip to Sports Creel was the first big trip for K2 Charlie. He proved his road worthiness and made plenty of friends along the way.   We took a few detours and snapped some photos. Check it out…

K2 Charlie Keepin it Creel!

K2 Charlie was at The Sports Creel in Spokane, WA last Tuesday. When we pulled up Micah, who runs the shop, was busy filling up the dunk tank he rented for the day and setting up the snow cone machine.  Add Charlie to the mix we had a mini carnival going on… The Sports Creel… Read more »

Summits4Kids – It´s my turn now!

Working at K2 for over 10 years means one deals a lot with team riders and all sorts of bums like you who are out there doing what they like best – skiing, travelling and having fun. And trust me, sometimes it is not easy reading all the trip requests and travel reports or update… Read more »

K2 Charlie has his first stop at Sturtevant's

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 goes sight seeing in Seattle

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….

Shane McConkey Tribute Ski

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 »

Rainer Hertrich – The Most Dedicated Ski Bum

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 »

K2 House at Mt Hood Update

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 »

Hood Report

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 »