Crankworx Whistler

6th August, 2013

Get ready, the two-wheeled masses are about two descend on Whistler for the world's premier freeride mountain biking event. Crankworx Whistler returns August 9-18th to celebrate its tenth anniversary. This 10-day multi-disciplinary mountain bike festival will see some of the world's best compete for freeride glory and in the process celebrate epic endurance, supreme flow, monster air and vertical-dropping riding.

This competition is not just for the professionals though and will see hundreds of amateurs proudly sharing the same course with their hero's. Plus lots of cheering/heckling, Concert Series, photo and video contests, Kidsworx, exhibitions, demos, clinics, parties and off course the après. Voted Whistler's Best Party of 2012 by readers of Pique Newsmagazine, Crankworx has even more surprises in store this August as they celebrate their 10-year anniversary.

Crankworx Whistler - Red Bull Joyride

Here is a sampling of some of the many events on the jam packed Crankworx Schedule:

Friday, August 96:30 - 7:30pmFat Tire CritWhistler Olympic Plaza
Friday, August 97:45 - 9:45pmConcert Series: Rich Hope and his Evil Doers, Matt MaysWhistler Olympic Plaza
Saturday, August 105:00-7:00pmDual Speed & StyleWhistler Bike Park - view from Skiers Plaza
Saturday, August 107:45 - 9:45pmConcert Series: Daniel Wesley & Mother MotherWhistler Olympic Plaza
Sunday, August 112:30 - 7:00pmSRAM Canadian Open Enduro presented by Specialized - Stage 5Whistler Bike Park - view from Skiers Plaza
Sunday, August 117:45 - 9:45pmConcert Series: Nightbox and HUMANSWhistler Olympic Plaza
Monday, August 1212:30, 2:30 & 4:30pmTrials StarsVillage Stroll
Tuesday, August 134:30 - 7:30pmGarbanzo DHWhistler Bike Park - view from Skiers Plaza
Tuesday, August 138:30 - 10:15pmGoPro Dirt DiariesWhistler Olympic Plaza
Wednesday, August 143:30pmCanada Cup X CountryLost Lake Park
Wednesday, August 143:30 - 5:30pmFox Air DHWhistler Bike Park - view from Skiers Plaza
Wednesday, August 148:30 - 10:15pmDeep Summer Photo ChallengeWhistler Olympic Plaza
Thursday, August 154:00 - 6:00pmTeva Best Trick ShowdownWhistler Bike Park - view from Skiers Plaza
Thursday, August 158:00 - 9:00pmUltimate Pump Track Challenge presented by RockShoxWhistler Olympic Plaza
Friday, August 1611:30am - 1:30pmOfficial Whip-Off World ChampionshipsWhistler Bike Park - Crabapple Hits
Friday, August 166:00 - 8:00pmGIANT Dual SlalomWhistler Bike Park - view from Skiers Plaza
Saturday, August 1710:00am - 2:00pmKidsworxVarious locations throughout Whistler
Saturday, August 1712:00 - 4:00pmCanadian Cheese Rolling FestivalBlackcomb Mountain, Base 2
Saturday, August 175:00 - 7:00pmRed Bull JoyrideWhistler Bike Park - view from Skiers Plaza
Sunday, August 183:00 - 5:00pmCanadian Open DHWhistler Bike Park - view from Skiers Plaza

Crankworx Whistler - Pumptrack Challenge

For more information and the full event schedule please visit Crankworx Whistler. Don't want to miss out on Crankworx's 10th anniversary? Check for availability today by clicking here or contact our reservations team 1-800-667-3363 or email

Crankworx Whistler - Whip Off Championships

Photo Credit: Tourism Whistler - Mike Crane