Whistler Longboard Festival
Skateboard culture rules at the Whistler Longboard Festival every July 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.
Stay tuned for more information on the 2015 event.
2014 Event Schedule
All skate events of the Festival are open to spectators.
International Downhill Federation's Canadian World Cup
July 3-5, 2014 | Whistler Sliding Centre
This event takes place at the base of Blackcomb Mountain at the Whistler Sliding Centre, with race day on Saturday July 5, 2014. The Sliding Centre's gnarly 1.6-kilometre road features a 1,000 foot vertical drop and riders must navigate seven 180 degree hairpins and 12 corners in four and six person heats. Come check out the speed, the crashes, and the passes as over 200 international racers battle it out for the cash podium.
Categories include Women, Juniors, Masters and Luge. Spectator admission by donation to the Whistler Adaptive Sports Society. Parking available in Lot 8.
Skate and Shoot and Enduro
July 6, 2014 | Whistler Olympic Park
All Ages and skills level are invited to participate in the 3rd Annual 10 km Skate X Shoot Biathlon and 20 km Enduro Race in the beautiful Callaghan Valley. There will also be a Slack-line Demo and Workshop and Mini Skate Ramp onsite.
Skate Bowl Jam and Park Slalom Race
July 6, 2014 | Whistler Skate Park
Everyone is welcome to the Skate Bowl for a day of demos, contests and riding. Hang out, enjoy the fresh air and meet local and visiting skaters. Parking available in P3, admission is free.