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Landyachtz Fantasy Challenge

Landyachtz Longboards has setup a “fantasy betting pool” for the Whistler Longboard Festival World Cup Race. Pick your favourites and win 1 of 3 prize packs. Rules are simple. -Choose your team name. -Create your team by choosing 2 riders from each group A,B,C,D and…

Millstreet – Official Beer

The Millstreet story begins in the winter of 2002 when they opened the doors to their little red brick brewery in Toronto’s historic Distillery District. With an earth-friendly philosophy in mind, Original Organic Lager was the first beer they ever made, and the first ever organic beer brewed in…

Landyachtz

We are stoked to partner with local board builders Landyachtz on the 2016 Whistler Longboard Festival. Landyachtz use to build boards in Whistler over 15 years ago and they have been supporting our event for 10 years! WE LOVE LY. Check them out right now…

Bar Hop

Canada Day Party Crawl! Friday, July 1st & Saturday, July 2nd This Canada Day, Bar Hop is throwing a big ol’ party to celebrate one of the best damn countries this big green planet has to offer! Get out your Canadian tuxedo, all things red &…

Vicious Griptape

We’re stoked to partner with Vicious Griptape this year! Their support is always appreciated. If you sign up online for the World Cup Race or Canada Day Freeride event between Friday, June 24th – and Wednesday, June 29th you will receive free Vicious griptape! Their product provides…

Brand New Skatepark

Two years in the making and a brand new skatepark has just opened in Whistler! Built in 1991, Whistler’s original snake run/bowl focused on speed and flow and was perfect for Whistler’s growing community of snowboarders who came to carve Whistler’s legendary powder. Whistler’s first public skate…

Med Tech

Medical response for the Whistler Longboard Festival & Britannia Classic is proudly provided by Doug House and his expert team at MedTech Emergency Medical Services. MedTech is quickly building an excellent reputation as the go-to medical team for longboarding events. If you see Doug, Andy,…

Uhaul

Big thanks to Uhaul BC for getting on board the 2016 Whistler Longboard Festival! These guys have been supporting our events for years, so when you’re hitching a ride back up the hill you know who to thank! Check them out for great rates and…

XL Audio Visual

The Whistler Longboard Festival will be partnering up again with XL Audio Visual for this year’s longboard festival! XL Audio Visual supports community performance events through professional entertainment production tools & expertise. So expect top notch presentation and crowd entertainment at this year’s Whistler Longboard…

Vancouver Symphony Orchestra

The Vancouver Symphony Orchestra will be in Whistler playing free shows in the Village and Olympic Plaza during our festival, on July 1st at 8:30pm and July 2nd at 2:00pm !   Check out here for more info.

Community Partner 2016

We are happy to announce our community partner with the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program (WASP)! The Whistler Adaptive Sports Program is a not-for-profit society that provides year-around, recreational programs for people of all ages with disabilities. Whistler Adaptive is a centre for learning and sports…

Open Finals – End to End coverage!

David Price Photo Whistler Longboard Festival – Landyachtz World Cup Open Final – September 20, 2015, with commentary by Bricin “Striker” Lyons and winner Troy Grenier from Landyachtz On a wet, September day at the Sliding Centre in beautiful Whistler, British Columbia the International Downhill…

Charity; Whistler Skateboard Association

Every year Whistler Longboard Festival works with a local charity to raise money for a cause that we strongly believe in. Last year we worked with WASP- Whistler Adaptive Sports Program. This year WLF is charity partners with Whistler Skateboard Association, they strive to provide…

Landyachtz World Cup Race

We are beyond stoked to announce that Landyatchtz is  the title presenter of the 2015 Whistler Longboard Festival World Cup Downhill. Landyachtz started in the fall of 1997 when Michael  Perreten and Thomas Edstrand met up at the University of Victoria. In 2007, 10 years after…

Sector 9 Freeride

We are so honored to announce that Sector 9 is the title presenter of 2015 Whistler Longboard festival and also the sponsor of World cup events. Sector 9 has been making fun since 1993. They create a wide range of highly functional and innovative skateboards for…

Whistler Skate Park Rejuvenation

A Skateboard Park Rejuvenation Plan has been completed for the Whistler Skate Park to evaluate existing features, recommend improvements and repairs, and design a new area. Over the spring and early summer of 2015 Spectrum will lead a highly engaged design process for a new “Phase 3”.…

Predator Helmets

We are stoked to have Predator Helmets as the Official Helmet of the Whistler Longboard Festival. Predator Designs is a Vancouver Canada based company with a clear focus on designing and creating performance watersports and skateboarding helmets. Our design philosophy is to create the safest,…

Beer Festival

Whistler Longboarding Festival excited to annouce the Whistler Village Beer Festival. The Beer Fest unfolds the same weekend, so DOUBLE THE FUN!  Beer in the mountains – doesn’t it just feel right? Join them for five days of beer fuelled fun from Sept 16-20 2015, with…

Moonshine MFG

We are pumped to announce that Moonshine MFG will be the booth partner for this year’s Whistler Longboard Festival!  Moonshine MFG was born on the factory floor by a group of passionate skateboarders who believed it was possible to use NEW technology to build a better…

Whistler Sliding Centre – Bobsleigh Experience

  If you’ve always wanted to ride down the fastest track in the world, here’s your chance! The folks at the Whistler Sliding Centre is giving every participant, staff and volunteer at the Whistler Longboard Festival a chance to bobsleigh for a discounted price of…

Mudderella- ready for your first mud run?

We are excited and proud to announce our new partnership with Mudderella and Tough Mudder who host world class 10-12 kms long courses and events designed to test your stamina and willpower. This year Mudderella will be in Whistler on the 26th September, for more information…

Orangatang Wheels

We are so stoked to announce that Orangutang Wheels will be the junior partner for WLF 2015. Their stuff is so much fun and vibrant, we are genuinely honoured. The Orangatang Wheels are here to breathe new life into your ride.Check them out online! 

Original Skateboards

We are so honoured to announce that Original Skateboards and RDVX Grip will be the Junior Partners for WLF 2015. Original was founded in 2002 by Brad and Scott Imbrie. Funded by their would-have-been college funds Brad and Scott began selling longboards shortly after Scott’s 20th…

TSG Helmets

We are proud to welcome TSG as one of our sponsors for the 2014 Whistler Longboard Festival! TSG has been putting lids on skaters for decades and we couldn’t be more stoked to have them on board. Whether you’re a skateboarder, mountain biker or a…

Boosted Boards

  We are so stoked to announce that Boosted Boards will be the junior partner for WLF 2015. Their compact design, decent range, and good power makes boosted boards  a pretty sweet leap forward in super-portable electric transportation. We are genuinely honoured. Get the feeling…

2015 Festival

The Whistler Longboard Festival is a multi-day downhill skateboard event in the 2010 Olympic resort village of Whistler. From September 18-20, fans and competitors will witness Freeriders and Top Racers take on a world-class track as for the Sector 9 Freeride and the International Downhill…

2014 Official Photos

Our Official Arbor DH photo set Scott Wippermann for viewing and download is below. Scott hails from Seattle and has been shooting UNKLE Events for 5 years.     https://drive.google.com/folderview?id=0B-PxibKKe02KbVgtM3RyVUFQTGs&usp=sharing

2014 Official Video

2014 Whistler Longboard Festival Highlights from the International Downhill Federations Canadian World Cup presented by Arbor Skateboards – $10,000 Festival Podium. Additional filming from the Brooklyn Workshop Skate X Shoot and Garfinkel’s After party. Open Winner – Patrick Switzer Women’s Winner – Elena Corrigall Jr17…

Results: 2014 WLF Arbor World Cup Downhill

Open Results: 1 Patrick Switzer Canada 2 Jimmy Riha United States 3 Benjamin Dubreuil Canada 4 Byron Essert United States 5 Curt Watts Canada 6 Dillon Stephens Canada 7 Micah Green United States 8 Josh Musumeci Australia 9 Louis Pilloni United States 10 Maxim Garant-Rousseau Canada 11 Justin Readings…

Powderskate raffle results!

Congratulations to Connor Hargrave from Edmonds, Washington for winning the Florida Powderskate!

Brooklyn Workshop Presents the 2014 Skate x Shoot & Enduro

Whistler, BC – The Whistler Longboard Festival is stoked to announce the return of the Skate x Shoot and Enduro events presented by Brooklyn Workshop, in association with Bustin Boards for July 6th, 2014. This year we are stoked to be sanctioned by the IDSA. Combining…

Cruise the Coast

The Whistler Longboard Festival will be supporting Cruise the Coast, a Red Circle Foundation developed to support families of special operations soldiers. On June 21st, Shayne Carlson, Kris Wahl, Sam Buie and Simba Fernandes will be starting their push journey from Alaska, through Canada and down…

Whistler Adaptive Sports Program

We would like to give a warm welcome to our new charity partner, the Whistler Adaptive Sports Program! These guys help make alpine recreation accessible to everyone, providing year round recreational programs for people of all ages with disabilities. Skiing, kayaking or mountain biking, there…

Hawgs Wheels

We are pumped to announce that Hawgs Wheels will be supporting this year’s Whistler Longboard Festival! Self-proclaimed to be the ‘the best wheels for your board’, Hawgs incorporates both world class team riders and experienced engineers to create some incredible wheels! Visit their site to…

Whistler Water

We are excited to have Whistler Water as one of our new partners this year for the Longboard Festival! Whistler Water is Canada’s only premium glacial water, located in the pristine mountains of British Columbia just north of Whistler. Straight from the glaciers into their…

Florida Powderskate and Rocker Trucks

We are stoked to announce that Florida Powderskate and Rocker Trucks will be supporting this year’s Whistler Longboard Festival! Florida Powderskates manufacture a type of surfboard-like snowskate that’s used on the snow without bindings and was the first company to design and manufacture of it’s kind.

We will be giving away a brand new Powderskate complete with Rocker Trucks donated graciously by the two companies in conjunction with a raffle set up by Whistler Adaptive Sports Program! If that doesn’t get you pumped, then this will.

 

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alluraDirect

We are proud to announce the new partnership with alluraDirect! They provide instantly confirmed bookings, great family accommodations, more back for the buck (more space, kitchens included etc), 450+ whistler properties ranging from studios to 10 bedroom chalets,  rental properties 100% verified by the alluraDirect…

Bustin Boards Presents 2014 Enduro Race

Whistler, BC – The Whistler Longboard Festival is stoked to announce the Enduro Race on July 6th, 2014 is to be presented by Bustin Boards. This year we are stoked to also have Brooklyn Workshop Presenting the Skate x Shoot and  will be sanctioned by the IDSA. This 20km…

TADA Films

We are excited to announce the new partnership with TADA Films, who specialize in Remote Controlled Helicopter Cameras! They hold a fleet of Remote controlled helicams from Quadcopters that fly Go Pros all the way to Octacopters flying RED Epic cinema cameras. All models are…

Adam Taber Photos: 2013 World Cup Downhill

Check out this wicked photo set from Sport Legacies staff member Adam Tabor of 2013 Whistler World Cup Downhill presented by Arbor Skateboards. We think Adam’s got a great eye, if you like his images check out http://www.adamtaberphotography.ca/. Thank you to everyone who came out and contributed to…

Whistler Longboard Festival – Off the Hill

Check out this video to see how much awesome stuff you can do in Whistler when you’re not skating!

Arbor Skateboards Presents the 2014 Whistler World Cup Downhill

We are beyond stoked to announce that Arbor Skateboards is returning once again to be the title presenter of the 2014 Whistler Longboard Festival World Cup Downhill. These guys have been supporting us for the past four years since day one! Started in 1995,  Arbor was founded…

Official Truck of the 2014 Whistler World Cup Downhill

Caliber Trucks returns as the Official Truck of the 2014 Whistler Longboard Festival World Cup Downhill . We are amp’ed to be teaming up once again with such a skilled and passionate crew. With some of the best teams around and even better trucks to ride we can’t wait…

Switchback Longboards – Official Skate Shop of the 2014 Whistler World Cup Downhill

We are pumped to announce that Switchback Longboards is returning as the official skate shop of the 2014 Whistler Longboard Festival Downhill Race. Switchback has had our back since the first Whistler Longboard Festival in 2011 and we’re stoked for the continued support! Switchback is the…

33Mag – Media Partner of the 2014 Whistler Longboard Festival

We are stoked to announce 33MAG as the official media partner for the 2014 Whistler Longboard Festival. 33MAG is the go-to source for the most current snowboarding, skateboarding and surfing content for Canadians who eat, live and breathe these sports and the lifestyle associated with them. Expect to…

Garfinkel’s and Gibbons Life

You’ll be in for a rad time at the WLF after party happening at Garfinkel’s!! When it comes to having a weekend to remember, Garfinkel’s is the hottest party spot to be in Whistler. The largest bar and also the best live venue in Whistler…

Push Culture

We are happy to announce Push Culture as a proud supporter of the 2014 Whistler Longboarder Festival. These guys make one of the best skate apparel out there, Push Culture crash shorts/pants are a must for any serious longboarder! Also be sure to subscribe to…

Dinky Dawgs

You don’t have to worry about getting hungry on the hill with Dinky Dawgs at the Whistler Longboard Festival! Take a break during the race and treat your bellies to some fresh grub, Dinky Dawgs has them all from chilli dawgs, dessert dawgs, veggie dawgs…

Concrete Wave Magazine

We are stoked to announce that Concrete Wave Magazine will be supporting this year’s Whistler Longboard Festival! They’ve been spreading the stoke all around the world since 2002. From downhill to freeride, Concrete Wave covers the best of what longboarding has to offer. www.concretewavemagazine.com  

2014 Whistler World Cup Downhill Rider List

Check out the riders list for the 2014 Whistler World Cup Downhill Race. Priority registration for the 2014 Whistler IDF World Cup Downhill Race is now open! CLICK HERE to view the Priority List to see if you can sign up now.  Priority registration closes…

Stretch Appeal

To ensure all our athletes are in the best shape, the WLF is teaming up with Stretch Appeal to provide the best fitness care out there. Never underestimate the importance of stretching out those muscles! Stretch Appeal combines stretch, yoga, pilates and dance techniques which…

WLF 2014 Priority Registration List

Priority registration for the 2014 Whistler IDF World Cup Downhill Race is now open! If your name is listed in the priority registration list below, you can register your spot now. Priority registration closes on Friday March 15th, 2014 at 8:00 am PST.   CLICK HERE…

End-to-End coverage of the 2013 WLF Arbor World Cup Downhill

We are pumped to announce that the WLF site is now hosting full video coverage of the 2013 WLF Arbor World Cup Downhill.  To check out the videos, in all their gnarly glory, on our 2013 DH Video Coverage page: You can watch the races…

Amazing Photos from the 2013 WLF

We had so much fun at the 2013 WLF!  Thank you to everyone who came out and contributed to this killer weekend.  It’s no wonder that we got such sweet photos!  We hope you enjoy them as much as we do. Special thanks to Max…

Results: 2013 WLF Arbor World Cup Downhill – Open

Results: 1 Jimmy Riha 2 James Kelly 3 Kevin Reimer 4 Nicolas Desmarais 5 Dillon Stephens 6 Ricardo Reis 7 Byron Essert 8 Brendan Davidson 9 Riley Harris 10 Chadwick Gibson 11 Jackson Shapiera 12 Max Ballesteros

Results: 2013 WLF Arbor World Cup Downhill – Junior

1 Alex Hannigan 2 Connor Fergusson 3 Bryan Reich 4 Dane Hanna 5 Oliver Korman 6 Chance Gaul

Results: 2013 WLF Arbor World Cup Downhill – Women

Results: 1 Elena Corrigall 2 Anna O Neil 3 Marie Bougourd 4 Victoria Waddington 5 Amy Brendon 6 Jolanda Vogler

Results: 2013 WLF Arbor World Cup Downhill – Super Groms

Results: 1 Knox Heslop 2 Quinn Dubois 3 Charlie Mc Millan 4 Ryan Calebrese 5 Timothy Mulligan 7 Emmet White 6 Warner Erdert

Results: 2013 WLF Arbor World Cup Downhill – Masters

Results: 1 Scott Lembach 2 Franck Cotté 3 Peter Morin

On Site Reg. for Rayne’s Skate + Shoot and Enduro

Hi everyone! The festival is poppin off!  We are so stoked on the awesome energy that everyone has been bringing through the World Cup Downhill, Big Air, Freestyle, and Skate Bowl events.  Lets keep that rolling into Rayne’s Skate +Shoot and Enduro! Head on down…

Polaroid Action Cam

Polaroid Action Cam is going to be showing up in a big way at the 2013 Whistler Longboard Festival.  As a sponsor of both the World Cup Downhill and Big Air and Freestyle Jam, they are helping to throw the party at this year’s guaranteed…

Download the 2013 WLF Downhill Poster

We are stoked to announce that the 2013 Whistler Longboard festival poster is now available for download.  Packed with style, it’s pretty darn slick.  DOWNLOAD THE POSTER HERE!

Download the 2013 Skate+Shoot and Enduro Poster

Fresh off the presses, we have the 2013 Skate+Shoot and Enduro race poster your viewing pleasure.  This baby is hot fire!  DOWNLOAD THE POSTER HERE!

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Waiver for DH Participation

We are beyond excited for Arbor Skateboard’s 2013 WLF World Cup Downhill.  Every year the race gets bigger and better, we expect 2013 to take it to the next level. To participate in the Downhill race you will need to sign the waiver lined bellow.…

Big Air and Freestyle Jam

The 2013 WLF is taking it up a notch this year with the debut of our Big Air and Freestyle Jam – taking place throughout the day on July 5th at Olympic Plaza and on July 6th at Mountain Square. On July 5th The Big Air expo will…

Live Streaming the Festival and Cable Cam Videos

The 2013 WLF is excited to announce our plan to work with Sea to Sky Cable Cam with new equipment in a new location on the track.  This year spectators and participants will be able to view live footage of the races online at whistlerlongboard.com/live,…

New Poster for the Skate Bowl Jam

The Skate Bowl Jam, presented by Gullwing Trucks, just got a killer new poster.  Check it out bellow on this page.  It’s gnarly, it has swag, and is action packed – and we’re only talking about the poster here.  Just wait until you see what…

Partnership with the Whistler Community Services Society

We are very excited to announce that this year the WLF will be partnering with the Whistler Community Services Society (WCSS) to raise money for their Summer Camp Fund.  Half of all entrance gate donations will be going to support this program, and in turn…

Free Concert Series

Photo Credit: Mike Crane No festival is complete without live entertainment.  So this year we pulled out all the stops to give you some quality acts, which are listed in our festival schedule (found under the Info menu tab).  Both days of concerts will be…

World Cup Reg – SOLD OUT

Open registration for Whistler’s IDF World Cup Race presented by Arbor Skateboards is set to begin Friday April 12th @ 6pm PST. This year we are stoked to budget for a $10,000 Cash podium across all events and for a 4 hour Live Web Stream of all…

Britannia Classic

“Little Cousin” to the Whistler Longboard Festival The UNKLE Events team is proud to announce The 2013 Britannia Classic  This 3 day event is happening just 40 mins north of Vancouver and 3 hours north of Seattle in the sleepy historic town of Britannia Beach…

Festival Highlights

Here are two videos that capture the crazy-fun, kinetic experience that was the 2012 WLF. Hope you all enjoy watching, and come out in 2013 for another banner year on the slopes of BC’s number one mountain sports destination. 2012 WLF Open Finals: 2012 WLF…

Official 2012 Video

Twitter Facebook A big shout-out to all of the sponsors that made the 2012 Whistler Longboard Festival a success.  We couldn’t have done it without the help of Arbor Skateboards, NOS Energy Drink, Hell’s Gate Brewing, Madrid Skateboards, Landyachts Skateboards, Switchback Longboards, Stealth Division, Sector…

Push Culture Skate + Shoot Biathlon and DH Videos

Push Culture and the WLF collaborated footage to bring you one amazing video. Check it out. Check out the Push Culture News Coverage of the 2012 Skate and Shoot and Enduro Race, won by Paul Kent.

2012 Downhill Results

Zen shows off how to get the fastest qualifying time. Photo by Matt Murray Whistler Photography Open 1. Andrew Chapman 2. Max Wippermann 3. Kevin Reimer 4. James Kelly 5. Louis Pilloni 6. Bryon Essert 7. Nick Breton 8. Zen Shikaze 17 Under Juniors 1.…

Skate and Shoot and Enduro Race Results

photo by Matt Murray Whistler Photography SKATE and SHOOT Overall: 1st- Paul Kent; 2nd- Robin McGuirk; 3rd- Tristan Morrow JR: 1st-Will Smallwood; 2nd- Jeremy Sampson; 3rd- Ian Russell Ladies: 1st- Elena Corrigal; 2nd- Ana ONeil ENDURO RACE Overall: 1st- Paul Kent; 2nd-Riley Harris; 3rd- Robin…

Skate X Shoot Video