K2 Snowboards 2012-2013

22 Feb, 2012


Twenty-five years of enjoying the mountains. K2 Snowboarding’s deep history in snowboarding started in the Northwest and has now grown to be a major worldwide brand. Their technology focuses on different riders needs, from catch free for beginners to rocker for park or pow or just flatline for the perfect balance.

For 2013, K2 Snowboarding introduces tweekend. A new rideable surface giving you a bigger, more stable platform to press, float and land on. Their Happy Hour snowboard is a collaboration with Airblaster for a fun bright blank canvas for riders. The women’s alliance stepped up to reshape the women’s boards and created an all new lite collection. Bambooyah core with the five year warranty is back in the Slayblade, Ultra Dream, High Lite, Peace Keeper and Panoramic. For designs, you can get Catch Free Rocker, Jib Rocker, All Terrain Rocker, BC Rocker and Flatline.

K2 Slayblade

Live the way of the blade. Now in its fourth year, the Slayblade gets a significant technology tune up. Features flatline tweekend, harshmellow, hybrilight, twin hyper progressive, setback 3/4 stance, bambooyah blend WH4, carbon web II, ollie bar, triax/ICG 20, sintered.

Sizes: 153, 156, 158, 161, 164, 159W, 163W, 166W

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K2 Fastplant

Thrash everything in your path. The all mountain destroyer returns with the all new tweekend upgrade. Features jib rocker tweekend, standard damping, hybritaper, twin hyper progressive, centered stance, bambooyah WH4, triax/ICG 20, carbon web I and ollie bar, 4000 sintered.

Sizes: 151, 154, 157, 160, 156W, 159W, 162W

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K2 Panoramic

Splitboarding without compromise, the K2 Panoramic continues to lead the charge into untracked epic days. Features all-terrain rocker tweekend, standard damping, hybrilight construction, hyper progressive shape, setback 1″ stance, bambooyah blend WH4, Triax/ICG 20 glass, carbon web II additives, 4000 sintered base.

Sizes: 154, 158, 162, 168

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K2 Happy Hour (Airblaster Collab)

The second year of the Happy Hour marks a new directionfor snowboard graphics. Features flatline tweekend, standard damping, hybritaper, stabby twin shape, centered stance, WH3 core, triax/ICG 10, carbon web I and ollie bar, 4000 sintered, one degree base bevel.

Sizes: 151, 154, 157, 159, 161

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K2 Parkstar

The park is your blank canvas. Mason Aguirre’s board of choice, the Parkstar is equipped with the new tweekend baseline upgrade for improved pressing and landing stability. Features jib rocker tweekend, standard damping, hybritaper, twin hyper progressive, centered stance, W2 core, triax/ICG 10, carbon web I, 4000 sintered, one degree base bevel.

Sizes: 152, 155, 157, 159, 154W, 157W, 160W, 163W

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K2 Lifelike

The snowboarding life is like no other. The lifelike is a versatile flatline board with a non-nonsense design philosophy. Features flatline tweekend, standard damping, hybrilight, hyper progressive, setback 3/4 stance, W2 core, triax/ICG 10, carbon web I, 4000 sintered, one degree base bevel.

Sizes: 152, 155, 158, 161, 154W, 157W, 160W, 163W

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K2 World Wide Weapon

Jib and rail deep roots. The weapon has been pushing rider creativity on jobs for over a decade. Features jib rocker, standard damping, jibtip, hybritech, twin hyper progressive, centered stance, W1 core, biax/biax, P-tex top, 2000 extruded, 3 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 147, 151, 154, 157, 148W, 152W, 155W, 158W

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K2 Peace Keeper

Critical big mountain gun takes K2′s backcountry heritage and experience and applies it in the most critical and aggressive lines there are to be found. Features BC rocker tweekend, standard damping, hybritech construction, backside hyper progressive shape, setback 1″, bambooyah blend WH4, triax/ICG 20 glass, carbon web II, ollie bar, sintered.

Sizes: 159, 162, 165

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K2 Ultra Dream

Technicolor all-terrain dream deck. The all-new K2 Ultra Dream is a tuned up version of the legendary Turbo Dream. Features all terrain rocker tweekend, standard damping, hybritech construction, backside hyper progressive shape, setback 3/4 stance, bambooyah blend WH4, triax/ICG 20, carbon web II, sintered.

Sizes: 158, 161, 164, 168, 159W, 165W

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K2 Turbo Dream

Blur the line between a dream and reality. The Turbo Dream focuses K2′s top tier board technologies into one super versatile all mountain deck. Features all terrain rocker tweekend, harshmellow, hybritaper, twin hyper progressive, setback 3/4 stance, WH3 core, triax/ICG 20 glass, carbon web I, 4000 sintered, 1 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 156, 159, 161, 165, 157W, 160W, 164W, 167W

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K2 Raygun

The whole mountain is in play. The 2012 Raygun is focused on next level progression and good days on hill. Features all terrain rocker, standard damping, hybritaper, twin hyper progressive, setback 3/4 stance, W1 core, biax/ICG 10, standard, 2000 extruded, 1 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 150, 153, 156, 159, 161, 157W, 160W, 164W

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K2 Playback

Freestyle starts here. The playback is the purpose built freestyle board that packs the most bang for the buck you can find in your local snowboard shop. Features flatline, standard damping, hybritaper, twin hyper progressive, centered stance, W1 core, biax/biax, standard, 2000 extruded, 3 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 145, 148, 152, 155, 158, 153W, 156W, 159W

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K2 Brigade

Drop in for less dough. The Brigade is built to explore the mountain and progress effortlessly with Catch Free Rocker Baseline. Features Catch Free Rocker, standard damping, hybritech, twin hyper progressive, setback 3/4 stance, W1 core, biax/biax, standard, 2000 extruded, 3 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 147, 152, 155, 158, 161, 155W, 159W, 163W

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K2 Vandal

Build like a sugar buzz springtime slushy day on the mountain. Features Jib Rocker, standard damping, hybritech, twin hyper progressive, centered stance, W1 core, biax/biax, standard, 2000 extruded, 3 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 132, 137, 142, 145W, 148W

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K2 High Lite (Women’s)

Whole mountain ability for the women rider, this board answers the call for high end tech and innovation without loosing the focus on good days and good times. Features all terrain rocker tweekend, standard damping, hybritech, backside hyper progressive shape, setback 3/4 stance, bambooyah blend WH4 rhythm, triax/ICG 20 glass, carbon web II, 4000 sintered.

Sizes: 145, 148, 152, 155

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K2 Eco Lite (Women’s)

A new era of high end women’s snowboards. Based on the tried and true Eco Pop, the new Eco Lite snowboard packs the same tech feature set and all around versatility power. Features all terrain rocker tweekend, harshmellow, hybrilight hybritaper, twin hyper progressive, setback 3/4 stance, rhythm WH3, triax/ICG 10, carbon web I, 4000 sintered, 1 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 145, 148, 152, 155

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K2 Lime Lite (Women’s)

Step onto the freestyle center stage. The all-new Lime Lite snowboard is made for the woman that rides the whole mountain with a freestyle mind-set. Features jib rocker tweekend, standard damping, hybritech, twin hyper progressive, centered stance, rhythm core, biax/biax, carbon web I, 2000 extruded, 1 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 138, 142, 146, 149, 153

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K2 Bright Lite

Go towards the lite. The Bright Light is shining out for all-mountain women riders seeking smooth, easy style and fun. Features all terrain rocker, standard, hybritaper, twin hyper progressive, 3/4 setback stance, rhythm core, biax/biax, standard, 2000 extruded, 3 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 138, 142, 146, 149, 151, 154

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K2 Sky Lite

The sky is the limit. The all-new Sky Lite is designed for the woman rider that wants to fill her days exploring and progressing on all types of terrain. Features flatline, standard damping, hybritech, twin dual progressive, centered stance, W1 core, biax/biax, standard, 2000 extruded, 3 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 135, 139, 143, 146, 152

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K2 First Lite

The dawn of a new day, the K2 First Lite snowboard is the board that will usher you to the next level. Features catch free rocker, standard, hybritech, dual progressive, setback 3/4 stance, W1 core, biax/biax, standard, 2000 extruded, 3 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 138, 142, 146, 150, 154

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K2 Kandi

All fun all the time, the Kandi is easy going lightweight quickness for girls on the rise. Features catch free rocker, standard damping, hybritech, dual progressive shape, setback 3/4 stance, W1 core, biax/biax, standard, 2000 extruded, 3 degree base bevel.

Sizes: 129, 134, 137, 141

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2 Comments

  1. Frank
    February 22, 2012

    I will be curious to heard review on tweekend technology? In regards a floats, feeling and if this affect the edges grip? Also look that tweekend is kind of the idea like Nug , except for normal sizing board?

  2. Pam
    April 19, 2012

    Where the girls park boards at?!

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