Whistler Longboard Festival
Date: Thursday, July 03, 2014
Time: July 3 and July 6
Where: Various Locations
Skateboard culture rules at the Whistler Longboard Festival where high speed freeride racing meets chilled out skate jams. Spectators will love watching events like the warp-speed International Downhill Federation's Canadian World Cup race at the Whistler Sliding Center while enjoying Whistler's chilled out lakes and beaches, outdoor concerts and sizzling nightlife.
Events will take place between June 3 - 6 at the Whistler Sliding Centre, Olympic Park and Whistler Skate Park. A breakdown of events is as follows:
International Downhill Federation's Canadian World Cup Race: July 3 -5
Kicking off at the base of Blackcomb Mountain at the Whistler Sliding Centre, the race features a gnarly 1.6 kilometre course with 1,000 foot vertical drop. With over 200 international racers competing, categories include Women, Juniors, Masters and Luge. Parking will be available in Lot 8.
Skate and Shoot and Enduro: July 6
The 3rd Annual 10km Skate X Shoot Biathlon and 20km Enduro Race will take place in the beauthiful Callaghan Valley. All Ages and skill levels are invited to participate. There will also be a Slack-line Demo and Workshop and Mini Skate Ramp onsite.
Skate Bowl Jam and Park Slalom Race: July 6
Featuring demos, contests and riding, this event is free and all are welcome to enjoy the fresh air and meet fellow skating enthusiats. Parking will be available in Lot 3.
For further information about the Whistler Longboard Fesitval, head to the festival website.