Arbor World Cup Downhill

 

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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 2014 Whistler Longboard Festival will include:

  • 3 days of racing
  • 1 day with with Arbor DH, Sk8 Cave Bowl Jam and Gullwing Death Slalom
  • Total Festival Purse $10,000
  • Trophies for all podium athletes
  • Freeride Thursday, Timed Qualify Friday and Race Sunday (Open 64)
  • Subsidized Athlete’s Accommodation at @ Whistler Athlete’s Centre.
  • Water filling stations each day for athletes
  • Live Music
  • 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. The number of class entries will be limited to appx 230, across 5 different classes.

Race Categories

  • Open 96 (6 person)
  • Womens 32 (4 person)
  • Juniors (1997-2000) 64 (4 person)
  • Super-Groms (2001-) 16 (4person)
  • Masters 30+ yrs (32) (4person)
  • Luge (16) (4person)

COST

Downhill Event Registration is $250 CAD for the first class entered and $25 for the second class and payments are made through PAYPAL.

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 and parking at Lot 8 is FREE.

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

Showcase Classes
Grom - 13U years
Masters - 35 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 March 29th, 2014 at 8:00am PST. 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

Rider List

Schedule

Times can change.

Thursday July 3rd, Freeride Day
Whistler Sliding Centre – World Cup Downhill
8:00 am – 9:00 am Sign in and transponder allocation
9:00 am – 5:00 pm World Cup DH Freeride
7:00 pm – Local’s Night @ Garfinkel’s

Friday July 4th, Practice and Qualifying
Whistler Sliding Centre World Cup Downhill
8:00 am – 9:00 am Late Registration
9:00 am – 1:00 pm World Cup DH Freeride
1:00 pm – 5:00 pm 6man-Heat World Cup DH Qualification
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Outdoor Concert – Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
Night - Ladies Night @ Buffalo Bills

Saturday July 5th, 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
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Arbor and Caliber Team Autograph Sessions
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
7:30 pm – 9:30 pm Outdoor Concert – Vancouver Symphony Orchestra
9:30 pm  Official Party @ Garfinkel’s Whistler

Sunday July 6th, Border X & Skate Bowl Jam
12:00 pm – 2:00 pm Sk8 Cave’s Bowl Jam $Cash Podium
2:00 pm – 4:00 pm Gullwing’s Death Slalom $Cash Podium
6:00 pm Closing Party for Racers and Volunteers and Staff @ Longhorn Saloon

 

4910 Glacier Lane Whistler, BC

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Whistler Longboard Festival Downhill Masters 2013 Final

Whistler Longboard Festival Downhill Super Grom 2013 Final