Crankworx Whistler Countdown is On: What to Watch

WHISTLER, CANADA, July 13, 2023 – Brace yourselves for the grand finale of the Crankworx World Tour, descending upon the heart of Crankworx in Whistler, British Columbia, from July 21st to the 30th. With an all-new downhill course, the crowning of the 2023 King & Queen of Crankworx, head-to-head racing moving back to the “Boneyard” and an impressive list of riders already confirmed, Crankworx Whistler is sure to put on a show the fans all know and love. You can catch it all live on Red Bull TV.

For those planning to make the pilgrimage to Whistler, there are still a few VIP experience passes available for Red Bull Joyride (Skybox and Slopedeck already sold out!), and an all-new experience to Crankworx Whistler – Creekside VIP @ the ROCKSHOX Canadian Open DH.  Grab your tickets HERE, while you still can!

As we eagerly anticipate the final stop of the 2023 Crankworx World Tour, our reigning King and Queen of Crankworx sit atop the leaderboard. But as history has shown, the finale is a battleground where anything can happen, setting the stage for exhilarating showdowns.

King of Crankworx

1 – Bas van Steenbergen (CAN) – 596
2 – Tuhoto-Ariki Pene (NZL) – 559
3 – Jackson Frew (AUS) – 500

Queen of Crankworx

1 – Caroline Buchanan (AUS) – 803
2 – Martha Gill (GBR) – 600
3 – Jenna Hastings (NZL) – 580

Preliminary rider lists for each event are listed below and check out the full schedule of events here: https://www.crankworx.com/whistler/schedule/

Here is what to expect for the final stop of the 2023 Crankworx World Tour.

RockShox Canadian Open DH

The new 2023 Canadian Open DH course dubbed “1199” in honour of the late, legendary Canadian DH talent Stevie Smith and his historic 2013 World Cup overall title (culminating with 1199 points). | Photo Credit: Clint Trahan

When: Sunday, July 23rd, 4:00 pm (PDT)

Preliminary Rider List: HERE


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Ultimate Pump Track Challenge

Credit: Fraser Britton / Crankworx 2019

When: Wednesday, July 26th, 6:00 pm (PDT)

Preliminary Rider List: HERE

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Crankworx Whistler Dual Slalom

Crankworx Whistler Dual Slalom / Photographer: Clint Trahan

When: Thursday, July 27th, 6:00 pm (PDT)

Preliminary Rider List: HERE

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Outdoor Research Speed & Style Whistler

Crankworx Whistler Speed & Style / Photographer: Clint Trahan

When: Friday, July 28th, 5:30 pm (PDT)

Preliminary Rider List: HERE

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Red Bull Joyride

2022 Red Bull Joyride / Photographer: Chris Pilling

When: Saturday, July 29th, 4:30 pm (PDT)

Preliminary Rider List: HERE

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Preliminary Rider Lists for Non-Broadcast Events:

In addition to the pro events on broadcast, Crankworx Whistler is also stoked to bring back the infamous Deep Summer Photo Challenge, Dirt Diaries Video Competition presented by Swatch, Liv A-Line Women’s Session and new for this year: Adaptive MTB B-Line DH Race.

VIP experience passes for the RockShox Candian Open DH and Red Bull Joyride are still available for purchase HERE. For those of you who can’t make it, we will be posting all the action on @Crankworx Instagram, YouTube and you can catch all the action live on Red Bull TV.

Photos for media use: Here

About the Crankworx World Tour
Crankworx is the ultimate experience in mountain biking. Born in Whistler, B.C. in 2004, Crankworx has evolved into a multi-stop international festival series. The Crankworx World Tour brings together the best mountain bike athletes to compete in elite-level competitions in a variety of disciplines. Crankworx World Tour festivals also host races for amateurs, CWNEXT categories for next gen athletes, Kidsworx contests for young riders, participatory events and celebrations of mountain bike culture, all while showcasing amazing destinations. For additional information, visit crankworx.com.