Whistler Crankworx - 9 Awesome Days

Whistler Crankworx - 9 Awesome Days

Whistler's Kokanee Crankworx, the biggest and most prestigious freeride mountain bike festival on our big planet is back for 2011. Whistler Crankworx finished its seventh year as its largest yet in 2010.

The World's Greatest Freeride Festival

In less than a decade, Whistler Crankworx has become THE free ride festival worldwide. A supercharged magnet for the world's best riders and the definitive domestication of dirt in the service of epic endurance, supreme flow, monster air and gravity-fuelled mountain biking. Over ten fearless days in July, the venues at the Whistler Mountain Bike Park  serve as a modern day Colosseum to the world's best mountain bike athletes.

Highlights from Whistler's Crankworx 2010: The numbers speak for themselves year after year, from spectators, online web views, athletes and cash prizes - the list goes on.

  • Over 20,000 spectators lined the course and filled Skier's Plaza for the Monster Energy Slopestyle
  • Highest visited period in the Whistler Mountain Bike Park ever
  • Nearing 8,000 facebook followers
  • Mike Montgomery's GoPro footage of his Slope style run - now over 1.1 million views
  • Over 300 accredited media from 17 countries, including major bike magazines, filmmakers and bike industry webzines
  • Over 1,200 competitor starts throughout the event

9 Days of the Ultimate Mountain Biking Event

CrankworxWhen it comes to the ultimate mountain biking event, no nine days stand so solid as Whistler BC's Kokanee Crankworx. On par with the X Games, Pipeline Masters, and the Hannenkahm, Crankworx is the definitive event when it comes to off-road bicycles flying up and down Canada's rough exterior.

Whistler's Crankworx continues to progress the mountain bike scene on all fronts. Crankworx 2011 runs from July 15 to 24.

Check out the complete listing of 2011 Whistler Crankworx events:

Friday July 15 Saturday July 16 Sunday July 17 Tuesday July 19 Wednesday July 20 Thursday July 21 Friday July 22 Saturday July 23 Sunday July 24

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Crankworx Photo: Steve Rogers

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