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K2 Afterblack Snowboard · 2023 · 151 cm

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Jared Manganelli, Snowboarding Expert
Jacob Schladweiler, Snowboarding Expert
Hailey Klein, Snowboarding Expert
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Best for park and street riders due to its great playfulness.

Great for
  • PlayfulnessIdeal for park and street riders.
  • High speed stabilityHas an extremely fast sintered base.
Good for
  • Turn easeCamber flex pattern supports turns.
  • DurabilityUsed over 100+ days on snow and concrete.
  • VersatilityCan be daily quiver for beginner to advanced riders.
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The K2 Afterblack Snowboard is the perfect choice for intermediate-to-advanced level snowboarders who want to take their freestyle game to the next level. This premium snowboard is designed for night missions, wall rides, and giant airs, giving you the confidence to push your limits and go for that one more go. With its Combination Camber Profile, tri-blend BAP Core, tip-to-tail triaxially woven fiberglass and Carbon DarkWeb™, and Sintered 4000 base, this board delivers a playful feel while still being able to hold speed and track straight into the next feature.

Key Features:

  • Tri-blend BAP Core: bamboo, aspen, and paulownia woods deliver snap/rebound while damping vibration.
  • Tip-to-tail triaxially woven fiberglass & Carbon DarkWeb™: stability & edge control for popping off lips/sending big side hits.
  • Sintered 4000 Base: fast & durable; soaks up wax ensuring enough speed to send you well past knuckle/down to a sweet spot in landing.
  • Australian artist Marcus Dixon's graphic design: clean tip/tail with plenty of real estate for sticker placement; classic sequence layout between feet pays tribute to print magazines/ads of years past.
Taylor OShea, Snowboarding Expert
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4.98 average rating

Snowboard size (cm)151
Age GroupAdult
GenderMen's
Model year2023
Waist width (mm)251
Snowboard typeFreestyle, All Mountain
Skill levelIntermediate, Advanced
Rocker profileRocker/Camber/Rocker
ShapeTrue Twin
FlexMedium
WidthRegular
Effective edge (mm)1150
Tip width (mm)292
Tail width (mm)292
Core/LaminatesBamboo, Carbon, Wood
Sidecut radius (m)8.1
Stance setback (mm)0
Stance range (mm)429.26 - 670.56
Rider weight (lbs)120 - 190​+
BaseSintered 4000 Base
Binding mount pattern2x4
Flex rating6
TerrainAll mountain, Park

4.0/5
Jared Manganelli tested this product
When I got the chance to get on this board, I was really excited. A board that’s got a very manageable price point with higher-end materials. This board is a killer for all-mountain riding but really shines in the park. It has great snap and pop from the carbon layout in the board, camber dominant profile, and quality materials infused... Read more
Ideal for
  • This board is best for the all mountain park rider.
  • Camber dominant profile for pop and power.
  • Good all over the mountain but really shines in the park.
Not ideal for
  • Not the most playful board when it comes to jibbing.
  • On the stiffer side of middle of the road flex.
  • Not the best board for deep snow and high speed runs.
Reviewed by:
Jared Manganelli
Snowboarding Expert
2.9/5
Jacob Schladweiler owns this product
I personally believe that the 2023 K2 Afterblack is a go to board for anyone who finds themselves in the park or in the streets more often than anywhere else. The traditional camber medium flex board has great pop, and an extremely fast sintered base that holds wax quite well. The board has rode great 100+ days on... Read more
Ideal for
  • park, street riders.
  • beginner to advanced level rider.
  • extremely fast sinterted base.
Not ideal for
  • upon riding the board became more soft over the days
  • careful on the tips, as the construction is capped.
Reviewed by:
Jacob Schladweiler
Snowboarding Expert
3.6/5
Hailey Klein tested this product
This is a great board for intermediate levels that like to go to the park or in the streets more often than mountains. This has a hybrid chamber profile, which means it is a super versatile board. The board is a little stiffer and not a great board for deep snow.
Ideal for
  • High speeds
  • Great for park and street
  • Turn Easy
Not ideal for
  • Stiff
Reviewed by:
Hailey Klein
Snowboarding Expert

Popular questions (4)

What is the value for the money versus other options?This board is a rare pick when it comes to value to money vs other options. There are not many...read more
Jared Manganelli
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Why did you choose this product?I chose this board because its presented as an all mountain park board with higher quality materials for a manageable...read more
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What was your favorite moment with this gear?After riding this board a few times I was getting the hang of things and did a heavy day of...read more
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What do you love about this product?I love the versatility of this board more then anything else. Strong sturdy based board with a mid stiff flex...read more
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14 customer reviews

Great intermediate to advance board

Originally posted at k2snow.com on Feb 21, 2024
Super poppy with great camber and plenty of flex for being a somewhat stiff board. I think it does great in powder conditions better than what is listed as a 5 rating imo..Rode through 13inches of powder at Breckenridge without issue.
Joseph G.
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K2 Afterblack

Originally posted at k2snow.com on Feb 17, 2024
Super fun and easy to get along with. Cleean snap and landings. Don't love the graphics but if next year is a bit cleaner I'll be replacing year after year.
Dave V.
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