“Better Daze” Ep3 – Whistler Backcountry on snowmobiles

So we’ve come to the end of this season’s Better Daze episodes but fear not these boys are just getting started. Along with Belzile’s guidance, Jake Kuzyk and Steve Cartwright spin the revolver in the the Whistler backcountry…. Don’t believe me? Check out the video and keep an eye on these guys, by next year, I’ll be the one telling you “I told you so”.

Snowboarding is fun so have fun snowboarding! Until next time my friends….

K2 Tweakback High backs – more foot roll more tweak more fun

The K2 Tweakback is a 100% urethane high back designed for increased maneuverability to allow for additional foot roll while not compromising performance

The Tweakback can be found on K2 freestyle bindings: (men’s National and Hurrithane) (women’s Agogo LTD and Yeah Yeah)









Press Release – Gretchen Bleiler signs with K2 Snowboarding through 2014

Gretchen Bleiler Press Release: 2011/2012

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON (December 15, 2011) – K2 Snowboarding and Gretchen Bleiler are proud to announce that they have extended their partnership through 2014. Bleiler, an X Games champion and Olympic medalist, has been an integral part of the K2 International Pro Team for more than eight years helping to progress women’s snowboarding through not only her on-snow accomplishments but through her involvement in the K2 Alliance and the development of products like her K2 EcoPop snowboard, Contour boots, and Agogo bindings.

“It feels really good to have just re-signed with K2 for another three
years,” said Gretchen Bleiler. “K2 has become my Northwest family and throughout the years we’ve accomplished a lot together from Olympic and X Games medals to magazine covers, cool new cutting edge technologies and super fun graphics. I always feel so grateful for K2′s support and am really looking forward to the next three years, I have a feeling they’re going to be epic!”

“I can’t express my excitement enough to be working with Gretchen for another three years,” said Peter Mullenbach, K2 Snowboarding International Team Manager. “Aside from being an amazing snowboarder, Gretchen is a great person who has helped shape all aspects of women’s snowboarding while sustaining a proper style and personality for women and girls around the world to admire. She is passionate, competitive and dedicated; we are truly looking forward to the next three years with one of snowboarding’s great gems.”

Fresh off the training grounds of New Zealand, Gretchen is busy preparing for a full season of competition including the US Grand Prix, Dew Tour and X Games among others. Additionally, K2 engineers will continue seeking product feedback from Gretchen with the idea of creating the most advanced and effective women’s snowboard products on the market. Keep your eyes on Gretchen, she’s just getting started.

Afterhours at Copper Mtn with Matts Kuli on his Happy Hour

A short recap of the Paul Mitchell rail jam at Copper with Matts Kuli, Jordan Phillips, Johnny Lazz, Eric Beauchemin, and the boss Yale Cousino.



Brooke Voight wins Paul Mitchell Progression Session at Copper Mtn

Brooke Voight took top honors at the Copper Mountain Paul Mitchell Progression Session last weekend.

Check out the full recap on Snowboarder Mag.

Men:
1. Yale Cousino
2. Eric Beauchemin
3. Jonah Owen
Women:
1. Brooke Voight
2. Cheryl Maas
3. Ty Walker

Dirksumentary Part 1 – YoBeat follows snowboarder Nick Dirks on his birthday