Don’t miss Whistler’s biggest bike festival of the year – Crankworx : August 10 – 19, 2012
This annual adrenaline-fueled Whistler event is a smorgasbord of amazing gear-head talent. Come watch some of the world’s most renowned athletes compete, show-off and otherwise impress the heck out of everyone. Prepare yourself for epic, jaw-dropping and fearless acts of anti-gravity.
Must-See Crankworx Events
Red Bull Joyride – Always the biggest draw of the event, the Red Bull Joyride fuses elements of slopestyle, dirt jump and North Shore mountain biking. Encompassing both natural terrain and huge man-made features, bikers give it all they got – prepare to be awed.
Teva Best Trick Showdown – just when you thought you’d seen it all… These riders show you a whole new side of possibilities. Expect the unexpected with tailwhips, 720’s, flipwhips and 360 lookbacks.
Deep Summer Photo Challenge – The Deep Summer Photo Challenge, turns six different lenses on the some of the best mountain bike action and terrain in the world. With only three days to shoot and turn out a sick sequence of shots, only one will walk away the winner. Ticketed ($20) and free seating available.
Canadian Cheese Rolling Championships – Always a good time. Watch competitors race and tumble downhill after a speeding wheel of cheese to win Whistler Blackcomb season passes and the cheese they were chasing!
Budlight Crankworx Concert Series
August 10 – 7:45 PM, Whistler Olympic Plaza
August 10 – 9 PM, Whistler Olympic Plaza
August 11 – 7:45 PM, Whistler Olympic Plaza
Said The Whale
August 11 – 9 PM, Whistler Olympic Plaza
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