Whistler, BC: Check out the teaser video of the new event to be included at this year’s Whistler Longboard Festival; Skate X Shoot presented by Rayne.
This 1 day Event will happen at The Whistler Olympic Park on July 12th 2012, one day before our 3 day DH Event.
The day will consist of 2 competitions with a total of $2000 up for grabs. A 20km Endurance Race in the morning is open to all ages and skills levels. By late morning the event will shift gears for our Skate X Shoot orientation and competition open to all skills levels and ages 10 and up.
The Event will make use of the Olympic biathlon facility and will run very similar to the winter biathlon featured in the 2010 Winter Olympics. Competitors will use regulation .22 caliber target rifles – no license is required, but a 30 mins orientation is mandatory. The challenge will consists of 2 laps of the 5km of rolling mountain trailway and include multiple stops at the firing range.
3 day Downhill Event
More info about the DH event can be found on our previous post here
Check out www.longboardfestival.com for more info on how to sign up and volunteer.