Registration: By invitation only. The top eight from the 2017 FMB overall rankings are guaranteed entry into all four Crankworx slopestyle competitions. In addition, any rider who has been on a Crankworx podium in the past three years was invited to participate, along with any former Crankworx champion. Invitations are also issued to the next top-8 riders in the 2018 FMB World Tour rankings.
2017 Rider lineup
- best score of two runs
- the seeding for run one is based on the FMB standings, with riders appearing in reverse order
- run two will be done in reverse order, with seeding based on the results of the first run
Course: Designed and built by Tom Hey and Kelly McGarry, the course sits in Skyline Rotorua Gravity Park.