Started in: 2007
First pro winners: Fabien Barel (FRA) and Tracy Moseley (GBR)
2019 pro winners: Troy Brosnan (AUS) and Tracey Hannah (AUS)
Whistler Bike Park trails: Joyride > Schleyer > Old Olly > Canadian Open DH > Lower Canadian Open DH
Straight down, no mercy, under the watchful eyes of downhill fans around the world. The Canadian Open DH presented by iXS course is a one run take-down of Whistler’s rooty single-track. Staged on the final weekend of Crankworx, this is one of the biggest events of the festival, attracting elite downhill experts from around the world. Pro, aspiring and amateur racers, claim your spot at the start gate. Fans, grab your spot on track and get ready to take in the speed and skill of some of the world’s fastest.
No special provisions are made for Canada Cup Series racers, or others, in the event that the race sells out.
Only Elite and Junior Expert UCI licence holders can register in the Elite and Junior Expert categories.
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.
Full face helmet with peak mandatory for all riders.
Gloves, elbow and knee protection mandatory for riders 15 and under.
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. Join into the Canadian Open Dh course across the Mountain Road below 1.0 mileage marker over the road gap, across the flats and then enter the Lower Canadian Open DH course to the finish.
Mandatory ride around for racers in the MEN | Youth 13-14 and WOMEN | Youth 13-14 category:
Hecklers Rock and Road Gap .