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World Cup DH

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 2016 Whistler Longboard Festival will include:

  • 3 days of Downhill at the Sliding Centre
  • Cash and Trophies for podium
  • 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

Race Categories

  • Open
  • Womens
  • Juniors (1998-2003)
  • Super-Groms (2003-)
  • Masters 35+ yrs 
  • Luge

COST

Canada Day Friday Freeride and No Hands Race July 1st – $100 CAD ($75 USD), you can sign up now by paypaling info@unkle.ca

Downhill World Cup Event Registration for July 1-3 includes Friday Freeride is $250 CAD ($190 USD) for the first class entered and $25 CAD ($20USD) for a 2nd race class. Payments are made through PAYPAL via www.internationaldownhillfederation.org

BEFORE YOU REGISTER

ALL registering athletes of the World Cup Race must be a member of the International Downhill Federation to register for the event. 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 the Whistler Adaptaive Sports Program (W.A.S.P.)  This year Parking is in Lot 8.

The World Cup Downhill classes: Open, Women,  Junior – 17 years and Under, Masters – 35 years and Over and Luge

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE RACE

CLICK TO SIGN UP FOR THE FREERIDE

Registration Entry for 3 days of DH will be $250 CAD ($180 USD) plus an additional $25 CAD ($20 USD) 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.

CLICK HERE TO SIGN UP FOR THE RACE

CLICK TO SIGN UP FOR THE FREERIDE

Open Registration opens on March 20th. 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 July 1 Canada Day Freeride – No leather or IDF membership required

Whistler Sliding Centre

8:00 am – 9:00 am Skater and Volunteer Sign in
9:00 am – 5:00 pm Freeride
Friday Night Party at Garfinkels – Fee Cover with wristband

Saturday July 2 World Cup Downhill Qualifying

Whistler Sliding Centre

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 July 3rd,  World Cup Downhill Race Day

Whistler Sliding Centre

8:00 am – 9:00 am Warm Up Run
9:00 am – 4:00 pm Race:
4:30 pm  World Cup Podium
Closing Party for Racers and Volunteers and Staff @ Longhorn Saloon  

4910 Glacier Lane Whistler, BC

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2015 World Cup Open Downhill

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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

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