Whitelines Snowboarding’s Editor in Chief Ed Blomfield reviews the 2012-13 K2 Happy Hour at the UK Snowboard Test in Kaunertal.

K2 HAPPY HOUR – TECH SPEC PRICE: £420 PROFILE: Flat WIDTHS: Normal Only SHAPE: 'Stabby' True Twin FLEX: 7/10 AVAILABLE LENGTHS: 151, 154, 157, 159, 161

K2 HAPPY HOUR – SNOWBOARD BUYERS’ GUIDE REVIEW There’s no doubt about it, this board is striking to look at. Thankfully, the Happy Hour isn’t just about the looks – those pointed tips are designed to reduce excess weight, and with a flat, responsive profile shape and K2’s ‘ollie bar’ inserts for extra pop, the performance of this board is striking too. A great choice for intermediate to advanced freestylers.

K2 HAPPY HOUR – WHAT THE BRAND SAYS The second year of the Happy Hour marks a new direction for snowboard graphics. Sure this board has won tester awards and is loaded with tech, but this year’s simple, clean graphics set that all aside. So you can focus on the goodtimes pushing levels with your friends.

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