Whistler Longboard Festival – September 18-20, 2015
Unkle Events is psyched to announce registration is now open for the 2015 Whistler Longboard Festival, Sept 18th-20th. Just 2 hours north of Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Whistler is a spectacular mountain resort town and downhill mecca. Now in it’s 5th year the Festival is held at a 2010 Olympic facility and attracts the top downhill skateboarders from around the globe.
This years Festival will kick off with the Sector 9 Freeride and a fun “No Hands” Race on Friday Sept 18th (leathers and membership optional). 1-day freeride entries and volunteer sign-up is available on www.longboardfestival.com, don’t miss your chance. After theFreeride things will move to the Whistler Skate Park for a BBQ and Shred with how friends from Flatspot Longboard Shop before hitting the village to get loose.
Following the 1-day Freeride is our main event; the 2-Day Landyachtz World Cup Downhill Race. Racers from 20 countries will compete in Junior, Master, Luge, Women and Open categories at Saturday’s timed qualifications and Sunday’s race day. The Festival isn’t complete without a lot of celebration and a bumpin’ after-party held in the village.
Not familiar with the event or the course, check out some of the video from previous years!
Here’s a look at last years Open Final:
Here’s a look at last year’s Official event video:
For more details, please head to http://whistlerlongboard.com/!