Straight down, no mercy, under the watchful eyes of downhill fans around the world. The Canadian Open DH presented by iXS course is a one run take-down of Whistler’s rooty single-track. Staged on the final weekend of Crankworx, this is one of the biggest events of the festival, attracting elite downhill experts from around the world. Pro, aspiring and amateur racers, claim your spot at the start gate. Fans, grab your spot on track and get ready to take in the speed and skill of some of the world’s fastest.
Registration details for 2020 will be announced by April 2020.
FIELD LIMIT: 300 riders
No special provisions are made for Canada Cup Series racers, or others, in the event that the race sells out.
Preregistered riders need to check in at the Athlete Centre (Aava Hotel) to complete waiver / collect race plates. Discounted lift tickets are also available for training and race days.
Racers in the Elite and Junior Expert category also need to do a license check with the Race Secretary from the Canadian Cycling Association.
Amateur Categories (no license required):
WOMEN | Youth 13-14 [2006-2007]**
WOMEN | Youth 15-16 [2004-2005]*
WOMEN | Junior Amateur 17-18 [2002-2003]*
WOMEN | Senior Amateur 19-29 [1991-2001]*
WOMEN | Master Amateur 30-39 [1981-1990]*
WOMEN | Veteran Amateur 40+ [1980+]*
MEN | Youth 13-14 [2006-2007]**
MEN | Youth 15-16 [2004-2005]
MEN | Junior Amateur 17-18 [2002-2003]
MEN | Senior Amateur 19-29 [1991-2001]
MEN | Master Amateur 30-39 [1981-1990]
MEN | Veteran Amateur 40+ [1980+]
*Notice: Women amateur categories may be combined based on final registration numbers.
**Notice: qualification standards must be met before registering in the Youth Men 13-14 and Youth Women 13-14 categories.
Canada Cup Categories (UCI license mandatory):
WOMEN | Elite
WOMEN | Junior Expert
MEN | Elite
MEN | Junior Expert