The world famous Whistler Longboard Festival is coming this weekend, having established itself as one of the best longboard events around the globe. There will be plenty of events going on all weekend, with the DH race being streamed live over the web. Be sure to tune in for all the action, there will be plenty of drama as riders fight for the $10,000 prize purse. We will be streaming the race live right here on SkateSlate.com. Be sure to bookmark the following pages. The show starts promptly at 12pm PST on July 6th!
Unkle Events founded the Festival in 2010 after the Olympics had vacated the region and left behind a legacy of under-utilized World Class venues. The Festival skates the Whistler Sliding Centre (home of luge, bobsled and skeletons) The Whistler Olympic Park (home of the Biathlon and Ski Jump) the Whistler Olympic Plaza in Village and the Whistler Athlete Centre (subsidized accommodation for sport athletes).