The Crankworx Whip-Off is a highlight for riders and fans every year. So what’s it all about? The idea is to whip the back end of the bike as far out to one side as possible while launching over huge table-top jumps, before bringing it back into line for a smooth landing. But the classic whip is by no means the only trick on display. Visitors can look forward to everything from huge backflips to stretched-out supermans, all against an unequaled and breathtaking backdrop. The Whip-Off is THE perfect kick-off event on day one of Crankworx Innsbruck.
Event Information & Formats
By invitation only.
The Registration Office is located at the main entrance to the festival area.
Riders will be issued a numbered sticker to identify that they have checked in. Only riders with the official Whip Off sticker will be allowed to drop in. Riders who advance to the Super Finals round will receive a SPANK sticker to indicate their advancement.
Format and Judging: Jam style. Riders will be eliminated based on the judges’ discretion during the competition. The judging panel will select a winner based on amplitude, style, degree of whip past 90 degrees and, most importantly, the return of the bike to a straight position down the fall line.
Protective Equipment Requirements: Full-face helmet (Any certified 1 or 2-piece helmet)
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