K2 Darkstar Snowboard, $399K2 Darkstar, $399

Here’s what the testers had to say:

“K2 did it again, the Darkstar is always one of my favorites. Amazing on jumps, a little stiff on rails, but an awesome board.”
“Really solid and predictable board. It has a stable takeoff and landing. It’s a little stiff to really get a good press on rails. I would ride this board for jumping and high speed ripping.”
“I love this board, super fun, even though I fell 25 feet to flat on my head, it’s not the board’s fault. Hah.”
“A really smooth ride and very responsive.”
“I felt like I had been riding this board all season! The flex was perfect on jumps and pretty good on rails too.”


K2 Darkstar Effective Edge (cm) Waist Width (cm) Weight Range (lbs) Stance Range (in) Stance Location (in) Sidecut (m) Shape Camber
149 cm 116.67 24.4 110–190 19–24.5 Centered 7.7 Twin Traditional
152 cm 119.3 24.5 120–190 19–24.5 Centered 7.8 Twin Traditional
155 cm 121.84 24.7 130–200 20–25.5 Centered 7.9 Twin Traditional
157 cm 124.38 24.9 130–210 20–25.5 Centered 8 Twin Traditional
159 cm 126.92 25.1 150+ 20–25.5 Centered 8.1 Twin Traditional
154 cm Wide 121.84 25.9 140–230 20–25.5 Centered 7.9 Twin Traditional
157 cm Wide 124.38 26.1 150+ 20–25.5 Centered 8 Twin Traditional
160 cm Wide 126.92 26.3 160+ 20–25.5 Centered 8.1 Twin Traditional
163 cm Wide 129.46 26.5 170+ 21–26.5 Centered 8.2 Twin Traditional

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