Vote for K2 and save a dolphin

It’s official, we’ve won the first round in a heated battle with Quiksilver snowboarding. K2′s next battle will run from July 16th-18th so be on the lookout for how you can help us party in Cabo.

Do you like camping? Do you like fishing? How about guns? Booze…? Yeah we do too and we put it all into our Battle of the Brands edit. If you like snowboarding with your friends, vote for K2 on July 16th, 17th and 18th.

Click here to see the bracket

K2 Fastplant Makes Snowboarder’s Best of Test

Snowboarder Magazine, after all its grueling efforts in testing 2011′s endless snowboard list has come to the conclusion that K2′s Fastplant is pretty freakin cool. Combining an industry first bamboo core with killer graphics from Don Pendleton proved benificial for K2 in 2010/2011. Follow the link below for the full story behind the Fastplant’s prestigious award, where it was tested and what the testers had to say when it was all over.

http://fresh.snowboardermag.com/feature/best-of-test-2011-3-k2-fastplant/

Fastplant - Killing it!

Da Pirates ARRR back at it Again

“Hooked” is the newest teaser from Pirate Movie Productions, coming at you live from Snowboardermag.com. Watch for
Pirate of darkness and K2 super mega pro Danny Larsen’s new quadruple corks in the full feature.

http://fresh.snowboardermag.com/ticker/pirate-movie-productions-teaser-hooked/

Pirate of Darkness Danny Larsen - Bringing the park to the back country

Pirate of Darkness Danny Larsen - Bringing the park to the back country

Superpark Day 3 Video Featuring Jake Kuzyk and Ben Lynch

Video Courtesy of Snowboarder Magazine. Click the link for all the sweet goodness from Superpark 14

Gretchen Bleiler Gears Up for the Olympic Qualifiers

K2′s Gretchen Bleiler has been training all year for the Olympic qualifiers which kick off this week.  She is a past silver medalist in the 2006 Winter Olympic’s and this year she’s going for the gold!

Our support goes out to her as she plans ahead for the Olympic Qualifiers!

The 2010 Grand Prix Olympic Qualifiers will be making three stops with a total of five competitions which will determine the 2010 U.S. Olympic Halfpipe Team. Follow Gretchen and get additional Grand Prix coverage on FuelTV. Or check out her new Facebook Fan Page at http://www.facebook.com/GretchenBleiler.

The U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix TV schedule:

U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix – Copper Mountain, CO airdates:
NBC – 12/13/09 – 2pm est
Versus – 12/27/09 – 4pm est

U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix – Mammoth, CA airdates:
NBC – 1/10/10 – 1:30pm est
Versus – 1/17/10 – 4pm est

U.S. Snowboarding Grand Prix – Park City, UT airdates:
NBC – 1/24/10 – 3pm est
Versus – 1/31/10 – 6pm est hp#1
2/7/10 – 3pm est hp#2

Paul Mitchell Progression Session airdates:
Copper Mountain – 12/27/09 – 5pm est
Telluride – 1/10/10 – 5pm est
Mammoth – 1/17/10 – 5pm est

Photo’s From Mt. Baker’s Opening Day

Thanks to Snowboarder Magazine for posting all sorts of pictures from Mt. Baker’s powderific, blue-bird opening day! Showcasing Mt. Baker’s landscape, K2 rider Shaun McKay, and some other pros who came out to slash some pow!

Click HERE to view all the fun.

Photo: Kyle Kennedy

Photo: Kyle Kennedy

K2 Slayblade Wins Best of Test – Utah

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Brand new for 2010 K2 came out with the all new Slayblade Snowboard featuring Flatline Technology, HARSHMELLOW and HYBRILIGHT CONSTRUCTION The Slayblade has been winning all types of awards for being an amazing ride such as Transworld’s Good Wood, Platinum Pick from Snowboard mag, and Best of Test (as stated here) from Snowboarder MagaazinePicture 47 Go to Snowboarder Magazine to read more about the test

On Deck: A Chris Beresford Interview in Snowboarder Mag

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CHECK OUT THE ENTIRE INTERVIEW HERE: SNOWBOARDERMAG.COM