Get connected to the premier Whistler event of the year: Kokanee Crankworx

Posted By: The Ski Channel on August 4, 2010 2:50 pm

The extreme mountain biking event taking place in Whistler, BC from August 7-15 is best experienced in person. However, no need to worry if you can’t make the journey to this undisputed destination of freeride mountain biking. This year, anyone can enjoy the excitement of each day at Kokanee Crankworx with live webcasts of every event at www.crankworx.com powered by GO2011.com, daily video highlights on-demand and continuous Twitter and Facebook updates.

Getting tricky on Whistler Bike Park’s many wall rides – Photo: Sterling Lorence

“Last year we had over one million views of our online web action and with expanded streaming of all events we can bring even more of Kokanee Crankworx to the world,” said Jeremy Roche, Kokanee Crankworx General Manager. “Live webcasts, daily on-demand highlight reels from Whistler Creek Productions and our social media machine will keep everyone in the know as we blow away the past with the future.”

This epic festival has included another addition to its agenda. A King and Queen of Gravity will be awarded based on cumulative results over all of the competitions. The best results from each of the athletes within all categories will be tracked to recognize the top male and female. The King and Queen could be a pro, an amateur, or a junior. The goal is simply about giving recognition to the male and female that completely dominate the Kokanee Crankworx in numerous events.

If you are lucky enough to be able to attend the revolutionary gravity fueled mountain bike festival, make sure to check out the great room rates at the brand new Aava Whistler Hotel, the official hotel of Kokanee Crankworx. Visit www.whistler.com to check out the great deals.

Keep up to date on all of the Kokanee Crankworx adventures through www.crankworx.com, www.facebook.com/crankworx and make sure to add @Crankworx on Twitter for all the latest news. You can also view the live streaming webcast schedule below.

Live Streaming Webcast Schedule for Kokanee Crankworx Events at www.crankworx.com/webcast (all times PDT)

August 7: Dual Slalom, 3:30-8:30pm PDT

August 8: Monster Energy Garbanzo DH, 3:30-6:00pm PDT

August 10: Canadian Open Enduro (wrap report), 4:00-5:00pm PDT

August 11: Air DH, 3:30-5:30pm PDT

August 12: VW Trick Showdown, 3:30-5:30pm PDT

August 13: Giant Slalom presented by Giant Bicycle Company, 3:30-8:00pm PDT

August 14: Monster Energy Slopestyle, 5:30-7:30 PDT

August 15: Canadian Open DH presented by Kona, 3:00-5:00pm PDT

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