whistler logo  no bg (1) copy_small

 

World Cup Downhill

WLF 2015 FacebookTimeline 815x315

 Whistler Sliding Centre, Whistler, BC

Set at the base of Blackcomb Mountain this gnarly 1.6 km road features a 1000ft vertical foot drop as riders grip and drift through seven 180 degree hairpins with 12 corners. Imagine snow boardercross meets the Formula 1 of skateboards as 4 man heats ripped down the mountain. The 2015 Whistler Longboard Festival will include:

  • 3 days of Downhill at the Sliding Centre
  •  Skate Bowl Jam and BBQ
  • Trophies for all podium athletes
  • Freeride Friday, Timed Qualify Saturday and Race Sunday
  • Subsidized Athlete’s Accommodation at @ Whistler Athlete’s Centre.
  • Water filling stations each day for athletes
  • Awards Ceremonies (Immediately Following the Qualifying and Finals)
  • Event Shirt
  • Lots of Swag and Prizes from our Sponsors Partners

Unkle is stoked to have you back to this amazing road. Race Categories

  • Open (4 person)
  • Womens (4 person)
  • Juniors (1998-2002) (4 person)
  • Super-Groms (2002-)  (4person)
  • Masters 30+ yrs (4person)
  • Luge (4person)
  • Classic Luge (4person)

COST

Sector 9 Presents the Friday Freeride and No Hands Race Sept 18th – $100

IDF Downhill World Cup Event Registration for Sept 19th-20th includes Friday Freeride is $250 CAD for the first class entered and $25 for the second. Payments are made through PAYPAL via www.internationaldownhillfederation.org

BEFORE YOU REGISTER

ALL registering athletes must be a member of the International Downhill Federation to register for the event. To register for the event you will need to know your IDF membership number. Look it up here, and if you’re not a member, join here. Don’t wait until registration opens – you may be too late! Come check out the speed, crashes, passes as 200 International Racers battle it out for the CASH PODIUM . Spectator admission is by donation to our local charity.  This year there is no onsite parking. Shuttles will run from Parking LOT 1

The World Cup Downhill classes: Open, Women, Luge Junior, - 17 years and Under

Showcase Classes Grom - 13U years Masters - 30 years and Over

Registration Entry for 3 days of DH will be $250 plus an additional $25 for 2nd category. Racers will also receive an event t-shirt and deals on food.  Race registration is being organized by our partners at The International Downhill Federation.

Open Registration opens on Saturday Jun 13. Open Registration will remain open until all classes are filled.  Come prepared to race. If you are 17 or younger you will need to download, print and have you parent of legal guardian sign this waiver. CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD

Schedule

Times can change.

Friday Sept 18th Freeride – No leather or IDF membership required

8:00 am – 9:00 am Skater and Volunteer Sign in
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Freeride
6:00pm –  Bowl Jam @ Whistler Skate Park + late Racer and Volunteer Sign In

Saturday Sept 19 Qualifying

Whistler Sliding Centre World Cup Downhill

8:00 am – 9:00 am Sign in and transponder allocation
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Timed Qualifications
9:00 pm – Nightlife in the Village

Sunday Sept 20, Main Spectator Day and Race

Whistler Sliding Centre World Cup Downhill

8:00 am – 9:00 am Warm Up Run
9:00 am – 12:00 pm Grom / Juniors / Women / Masters Races
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Warm-Up Run
1:00 pm – 4:00 pm Race: Top 96 OPEN Class
4:30 pm  World Cup Podium
8:00 pm  Closing Party for Racers and Volunteers and Staff @ Longhorn Saloon  

4910 Glacier Lane Whistler, BC

WLF DH MAP_email res View Whistler Longboard Festival in a larger map  

[slickr-flickr search=sets set=”72157634813763283″] [slickr-flickr search=sets set=”72157634820410922″]

2014 World Cup Open Downhill

World Cup Downhill Open 2013 Final

Whistler Longboard Festival World Cup Downhill Women’s 2013 Final

Whistler Longboard Festival World Cup Downhill Junior’s 2013 Final

Whistler Longboard Festival Downhill Masters 2013 Final

Whistler Longboard Festival Downhill Super Grom 2013 Final