This years K2 Skis 08-09 are better than ever and prove that K2 has not skipped a beat in perfecting skiing sport apparel and improving technology. Our two favorite from K2 Skis 08-09 where the K2 Apache Coomba and K2 Obsethed skis.
K2 Apache Coomba Skis
K2 Apache Coomba All-Mountain Skis 2009, named for Doug Coombs, who worked for years developing powder skis built for adventure, feature a tip shape and progressive sidecut that is predictable and forgiving in powder and variable snow. Serious alpinists and aspiring backcountry skiers alike will dig the Coomba's balanced flex pattern and 102mm waist width that provide excellent flotation and easy handling. A percentage of all Coomba ski sales will be donated to the Coombs family. K2 will also donate a portion of the proceeds to the American Mountain Guide Association's Chad Vanderham Endownment, which is focused on improving guide education and safety. You can buy these K2 Skis 08-09 for a price of $650. K2 Skis.
RIP Doug Coombs (1957-2006) A percentage of all K2 Apache Coomba ski sales will be donated to his wife, Emily, and their 3-year-old son, David. K2 will also donate a portion of the proceeds to the American Mountain Guide Association’s Chad Vanderham Endowment, which is focused on improving guide education and safety.
K2 Obsethed Skis 2009
K2 Obsethed Twin Tip Factory Team Skis 2009 will satisfy the big mountain obsessed and take Seth Morrison's ski designing in a radical new direction. Nearly 10 mm wider then Seth Morrison’s last ski, K2 obsethed Skis are a big mountain twin ski with K2’s easy to ride standard taper. Seth designed these skis to work with his freeskiing style but kept versatility in mind. The shorter rockered tip on the K2 obSethed Skis make them more versatile in crud and hard pack then their rocker bro, the HellBent. You can buy these K2 Skis for a price of $650. K2 Skis. Other new features include:
-Vertical ABS Sidewalls: Precision and strength all in one, so you can go to hell and back again without ever worrying about your ski core
-3.5 mm edge: Thicker more durable steel edges prolong the life of your skis
-40/40 Rocker Design: 15mm between the tip/tail and the traditional contact points and 20mm of rocker from those contact points. Ski deep pow, get big float and enjoy a loose bio-directional feel originally inspired by the surf industry.
September 13, 2008 1:46 PM | Skiing