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Contest: Enter for your chance to win a weekend trip to Crankworx Whistler

You could win a trip for 2 to this year’s Crankworx Whistler, including VIP Festival Passes and a 2-night stay at Aava Hotel (total prize valued at $1775)
Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx

From August 5 to 14, Whistler will host the ultimate experience of all things mountain biking at the world’s largest bike park

Crankworx Whistler, proudly brought to you by SRAM and Maxxis, will take over Whistler Mountain Bike Park, making it the global epicenter of the mountain sport. During the 10-day festival, the best mountain bike athletes from around the world will compete in various competitions, including: 

  • Red Bull Joyride — Known as the Super Bowl of mountain biking, Red Bull Joyride is the biggest stage in the sport with the most storied Slopestyle course on the Crankworx World Tour circuit.
  • Canadian Open DH — Attracting elite downhill racers, this course is a one run take-down of Whistler’s rooty single-track.
  • Specialized Dual Slalom — Bringing together racers from all backgrounds, this old-school race format pits two competitors against one another in a side-by-side battle against the clock
  • RockShox Ultimate Pump Track Challenge — The Pump Track sees two riders line up head-to-head and drop into a maze of berms and rollers, each racing to cross the finish line first — and without pedaling!!
  • Official Whip-Off World Championships — This jam-style event at Crabapple Hits, Whistler Mountain Bike Park's most infamous jump line, is where style and skill reign supreme.
  • Air DH — Known as one of the most famous trails in the world, A-Line is renowned for its iconic drops, jumps on jumps on jumps, and giant, sculpted berms.
  • — This multi-stage enduro race will take place throughout the Whistler Valley and Whistler Mountain Bike Park, as competitors clock their best time across multiple descents to claim the title of fastest overall.
  • LIV Women’s Only A-Line Session — In this women's only event, riders will enjoy private freeride sessions along just-for-fun A-Line laps.
  • CLIF Speed & Style — Combining elements of Dual Slalom and Slopestyle, Speed & Style challenges athletes to out-race and out-trick their opponent in a head-to-head format.

In addition to racing competitions for the pros, Crankworx Whistler will include races for kids and amateurs with Kidsworx and CWNEXT (the junior race category).

Whether you’re an experienced rider or a spectator, Crankworx Whistler is the best time of the year to explore the sport of mountain biking. During the festival, the Whistler Mountain Bike Park and surrounding trails in the Whistler Valley will be teeming with a mix of pro riders, those testing the trails for the first time, and everyone else in between. 

Crankworx Whistler’s festival schedule will also feature an expo showcase, including a bike tech and demo zone, throughout Whistler Village, free events and workshops, autograph signings, cultural showcases, the Deep Summer Photo Challenge, Dirt Diaries Video Competition, nightly parties, and other celebrations of mountain bike culture.

Deep Summer Photo Challenge at Crankworx. Jay French

General admission to Red Bull Joyride is free, but it’s worth it to upgrade your experience with a Crankworx Whistler Festival Pass!

The Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass includes exclusive access to the VIP zone. Attendees can also further elevate their Red Bull Joyride experience with a ticket to the Crankworx Skybox tower, situated 40 feet above the action of Red Bull Joyride, and score access to a full-service host bar and a selection of appetizers.

Take advantage of early bird pricing for the Red Bull Joyride VIP Pass and the Crankworx Skybox until June 30 at!

Don’t forget to start planning your trip and reserve your Whistler accommodation now before they get booked up!

For bikers, skiers, snowboarders, and adventurers of all types, Aava Hotel is the ultimate basecamp for mountain adventures. 

A mere two-minute walk from Whistler Village and a five-minute walk from the Whistler and Blackcomb Mountain gondolas, Aava offers a tranquil and comfortable experience amidst your mountain explorations. The bike-friendly hotel includes a complimentary bike vault, wash and tool station, as well as Valley Trail bike rentals for all guests. After an adventurous day, relax poolside at the heated pool or hot tub as you soak up the stunning Whistler views.

Pro Tip: Stay 4+ nights at your Whistler accommodation of choice and enter the promo code ‘SUMMER2022’ at checkout to receive a free Adventure Voucher, which can be used towards activities and transportation booked through

Crankworx. James Stokoe

We’ve partnered with Crankworx to give one lucky winner a weekend trip for two to the world’s largest mountain bike festival in Whistler this August! 

The Crankworx Whistler Grand Prize includes:

  • A 2-night stay at the Aava Hotel from August 12 to 14, 2022
  • 2x Day Passes to the Whistler Mountain Bike Park 
  • 2x Red Bull Joyride VIP Passes 
  • 2x Swag Bags of merchandise from Crankworx and festival sponsors

Total Grand Prize Value: $1775 CAD

You can enter via the contest entry form below. For additional chances to win, visit Crankworx at their website for 10 bonus entries, and visit their Facebook and Instagram for another 25 bonus entries each.

This contest is open to British Columbia residents and closes on July 11, 2022. The contest winner will be contacted via email on this date