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K2 Inc. Appoints Gary Remensnyder as President of Brass Eagle; Gary Remensnyder of Shakespeare Fishing Will Now Lead Paintball Manufacturer

13:00 EST Tuesday, November 08, 2005

CARLSBAD, Calif. (Business Wire) -- K2 Inc. (NYSE: KTO) announced today the appointment of Gary Remensnyder as President of Brass Eagle, the worldwide leader of paintball markers, loaders, paintballs and accessories. Mr. Remensnyder, who has been Senior Vice President of Sales & Marketing of Shakespeare Fishing Tackle Division of K2 Inc. for eleven years, succeeds Lynn Scott, who will continue to stay with Brass Eagle for the next several months to facilitate a smooth transition.

Wayne Merck, President and Chief Operating Officer of K2 Inc., said, "Lynn built a company and management team at Brass Eagle that is unparalleled in the paintball industry. I want to thank Lynn on behalf of K2 Inc. for his decade-long leadership at Brass Eagle, where he oversaw its creation as a start-up that grew to become the industry standard by which all paintball companies are measured. Looking forward, I am confident that the leadership skills Gary has demonstrated in supporting Shakespeare Fishing Tackle Division, the leading fishing company, will greatly benefit the Brass Eagle team."

"My decision to leave Brass Eagle comes at the perfect time in my career to explore new opportunities," said Scott. He added, "I have truly enjoyed my years building a great company and am highly confident that Brass Eagle's team will continue to excel in the industry."

About K2 Inc.

K2 Inc. is a premier, branded consumer products company with a portfolio of leading brands including Shakespeare(R), Pflueger(R) and Stearns(R) in the Marine and Outdoor segment; Rawlings(R), Worth(R), and K2 Licensing & Promotions(R) in the Team Sports segment; K2(R), Volkl(R), Marker(R), Ride(R) and Brass Eagle(R) in the Action Sports segment; and, Adio(R), Marmot(R) and Ex Officio(R) in the Apparel and Footwear segment. K2's diversified mix of products is used primarily in team and individual sports activities such as fishing, watersports activities, baseball, softball, alpine skiing, snowboarding and in-line skating. Among K2's other branded products are Hodgman(R) waders, Miken(R) softball bats, Tubbs(R) and Atlas(R) snowshoes, JT(R) and Worr Games(R) paintball products, Planet Earth(R) apparel, Hawk(R) skateboard shoes, and Sospenders(R).

Adio(R), Atlas(R), Brass Eagle(R), Ex Officio(R), Hawk(R) skateboard shoes, Hodgman(R), JT(R), K2(R), Marker(R), Marmot(R), Pflueger(R), Planet Earth(R), Rawlings(R), Ride(R), Shakespeare(R), Sospenders(R), Stearns(R), Tubbs(R), Volkl(R), Worth(R) and Worr Games(R), are trademarks or registered trademarks of K2 Inc. or its subsidiaries in the United States or other countries.

K2 Inc.
Dudley W. Mendenhall, 760-494-1000
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310-395-2215 or 203-682-8200

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