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Published on : Friday, August 12, 2016
Witness the world’s biggest mountain biking festival in all its hometown glory as Crankworx makes its return to Whistler from August 12 – 21. For 10 days, the world’s best riders, biggest bike fans and future stars of the sport will take over Whistler for the premier celebration of mountain bike culture.
The 14th annual Crankworx Festival will see two new enduro style races added to the event roster and for the first time in the events history, the epic Red Bull Joyride slopestyle competition has been scheduled in an all-new time slot on Sunday, August 21. Catch Whistler-born Brandon Semenuk throw down in hopes of a fifth win at Redbull Joyride, the final event of Crankworx 2016.
Crankworx features an event schedule chock-full of fan-favourite races, workshops and demonstrations. The Kidsworx Series features a range of races and events to give the next generation of riders the opportunity to get involved in all the Crankworx action. Watch the ultimate mountain biking video showdown at Dirt Diaries, where athletes will showcase their passion for the sport in video form. Visit whistler.com/events/crankworx to get the complete rundown of all the events and plan your ideal itinerary.
For those looking to get out on their own two wheels, Whistler has the full range of options. Clip in to a road bike and take on a Tour De Whistler in preparation for the upcoming RBC GranFondo Whistler on September 10. Get familiar with Whistler as you cruise the Valley Trail, a 40 km paved trail network perfect for biking and sightseeing. Work up a sweat as you climb the expansive network of cross-country trails in search of new views. While the iconic Whistler Mountain Bike Park will get you up close and personal to a healthy dose of the Crankworx action, don’t miss the opportunity to hop in the saddle and descend the trails in this world famous bike park. With lift accessed trails built for every skill level, take a lesson to make the most of your Whistler Mountain Bike Park experience.