The K2 Happy Hour is the replacement for the aging Believer. Fashioned in the Dark north by Snowboarding Troll Danny Larson, when this twin, zero camber board isn’t thrashing the park and throwing Danny into all manner of handplants it’s a great weapon for stabbing unsuspecting skiers, snow BMXers and those stupid Snow Tubing rings. Go forth and puncture!
The Happy Hour is the result of leaving the team alone to do what they want with each and every element of this all-new deck. A bit scary really. We are lucky no one was hurt. But the end result is the most bizarro, genius fun board we have ever ridden.
Available Lengths (cm):
151, 154, 157, 159, 161
Shape: Stabby Twin
Glass: Triax / ICG10
Torsion forks: NEW Carbon Web™ I & NEW Ollie Bar™
Base: 4000 Sintered
Base Bevel: 1°
Watch the 2012 K2 Happy Hour Video Snowboard Review
The K2 Happy Hour is the perfect board for the all-round freestyler that likes to go everywhere and do it all. It has a nice medium/soft flex with easy pop and is ever so slightly softer in the nose and tail than it is between the bindings making the Happy Hour really good for buttering and pressing if you can get used to ow the Stabby nose and tail kicks feel when being pasted over the snow . For a softish flexing board I was impress with how well it held an edge and it also handled really well charging at high speeds.
Riders of all ability levels will get on superbly with this board. The stabby twin tip (pointy nose & tail) makes this board stand out from every other board on the market and you can really feel a positive difference when charging through heavy and slushy snow. Unsurprisingly, Nose jams and tail blocks are ridiculously easy on this board, and the tips make a real mess of solid halfpipe walls! A lot of people are put off by stuff that looks different to the norm, my suggestion is, ‘don’t knock it ‘til you’ve tried it’. I too had my reservations as the Happy Hour looks more like a giant double edged ruler, made to cause skiers some serious damage. I tell you what though, boy did I have fun all over the mountain on this board – with this board it’s Happy Hour every hour!
Stabby Twin shape blast through slush
Easy flex with plenty of pop
Surprising stability and edge hold
Fast 4000-sintered base
Nose jams and tail blocks have never been so easy
Stabby Twin shape butters oddly
Posted by Mikee C in • K2
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on November 13, 2011 at 10:31 PM
Hi, is this board good for jumps too? I know that it is perfect on jibbs but what about jumps? Would you prefer another board? For example fastplant or parkstar? Thanks
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