Red Bull Joyride

Red Bull Joyride

Started in: 2004
First winner: Paul Basagoitia (USA)
2018 winner: Nicholi Rogatkin (USA)
Whistler Bike Park Trails: Red Bull Joyride course in the Boneyard, base of Whistler Mountain

“…the Super Bowl of the mountain biking world.” Pinkbike’s Event of the Year 2018. The season-defining conclusion of the Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship and the Triple Crown of Slopestyle.  Bringing together over 25,000 fans on the ground, and millions more around the world, Red Bull Joyride is the biggest stage in the sport.

Steeped in 15+ years of tradition, this is the most challenging event on the circuit. Staged in the “Boneyard,” the dirt stadium at the base of the Whistler Mountain Bike Park, Joyride offers the best slopestyle mountain bikers on the planet two runs – that’s two chances for glory, two opportunities to throw down high-scoring tricks and move up the leader board, and two moments in time to leave their mark on the history of the sport. The 14 best riders in the world bring their A-game to this invitational showcase, interpreting a custom-built course and giving it their all.

All four events in the quest for the Crankworx FMBA Slopestyle World Championship are broadcast LIVE on all your devices on Red Bull TV. The are also LIVE on and

Missed the broadcast? A replay will be up on the homepage of for three days, and will then be on CWX TV and Crankworx YouTube forever more. The full broadcast replay will also be on Red Bull TV for the duration of the season.


Tuesday August 13
4:00pm - 7:00pm Training Boneyard, WMBP
Wednesday August 14
9:00am - 12:00pm Training Boneyard, WMBP
4:00pm - 7:00pm Training Boneyard, WMBP
Thursday August 15
4:00pm - 7:00pm Training Boneyard, WMBP
Friday August 16
4:00pm - 7:00pm Training (Final Feature Closed 4:00pm – 5:30pm) Boneyard, WMBP
Saturday August 17
1:00pm - 4:00pm Training Boneyard, WMBP
4:30pm - 7:30pm Webcast Finals Boneyard, WMBP

Event Information & Formats

By invitation only. The 14 invited riders comprise of the top 6 pre-qualified from the 2018 Crankworx FMBA SWC standings and the next top 8 in the FMB World Ranking as of 4 weeks prior to the event.


Course: Designed and built by Paddy Kaye & Joyride Bike Parks

Prize Money: TBA