Canadian Open DH presented by iXS

Canadian Open DH presented by iXS

Congratulations to Troy Brosnan and Tracey Hannah, 2017 winners


Straight down, no mercy. The Canadian Open DH presented by iXS course is a one run take-down of Whistler’s rooty single-track. This technical test-piece calls for blazing guns and laser focus, and is open to both Elite and Junior Expert UCI licensed and unlicensed riders. Staged on the final weekend of Crankworx, this is one of the biggest events, attracting elite downhill experts from around the world. Grab your spot on the track and don’t miss out!



Sunday August 19
3:30pm - 5:30pm Webcast Canadian Open DH presented by iXS Whistler Mountain Bike Park

Event Information & Formats



2018 Race Registration will be announced shortly.

Entry fees:
(subject to taxes and processing fees. Whistler Bike Park lift tickets not included in entry fees)

FIELD LIMIT: 300 riders
No special provisions are made for Canada Cup Series racers, or others, in the event that the race sells out.

Preregistered riders need to check in at the Athlete Centre (Aava Hotel) to complete waiver / collect race plates.  Discounted lift tickets are also available for training and race days.
Racers in the Elite and Junior Expert category also need to do a license check with the Race Secretary from the Canadian Cycling Association.
Open daily 9am-3pm.


Amateur Categories (no license required):
WOMEN | Junior 13-18 [1999-2004]*
WOMEN | Senior Amateur 19+ [1998+]
MEN | Youth 13-14 [2003-2004]*
MEN | Youth 15-16 [2001-2002]
MEN | Junior Amateur 17-18 [1999-2000]
MEN | Senior Amateur 19-29 [1988-1998]
MEN | Master Amateur 30-39 [1978-1987]
MEN | Veteran Amateur 40+ [1977+]

*Notice: qualification standards must be met before registering in the Youth Men 13-14 and Youth Amateur Women 13-18 categories.  Email for details.

Canada Cup Categories (UCI license mandatory):
WOMEN | Elite
WOMEN | Junior Expert
MEN | Elite
MEN | Junior Expert

Only Elite and Junior Expert UCI licence holders can register in the Elite and Junior Expert categories.
Non Elite/Junior Expert, and unlicensed riders, can sign up in the Amateur age classes.

UCI and Canada Cup points are available for Elite Men/Women, Junior Expert Men/Women.


Start with Joyride, exit to the left and proceed towards the lift tower that is just below the Schleyer drop, continue down the Fitzsimmons Chair lift line, cross Old Olly Road, remain on Fitz Chair lift line to reconnect with Joyride, continue to rock face, cross the Mountain Road below 1.0 mileage marker over the road gap, across the flats to new section (adjacent to the Slopestyle course) to the finish.

Notice: Racers in the Youth Men 13-14 and Youth Amateur Women 13-18 categories will be required to ride around (1) the hip/rock drop under the Fitzsimmons Chair (2) the road gap feature across the Mountain Road, and (3) the final finish step down jump feature.