2015 RED BULL JOYRIDE


RAIN DELAY

Welcome to the West Coast where rain delays are an inevitable part of every event plan. The rider's safety is of the utmost importance to everyone involved and so, due to the weather today, the right choice was made to delay Red Bull Joyride until tomorrow morning at 10:30am PST. For more information on the timings, click here.

Red Bull Joyride Crankworx Whistler 2015
  Despite the uncertain weather, the Red Bull Joyride had massive turnout, then was then turned away.

Red Bull Joyride Crankworx Whistler 2015
  Riders dropped in on their practice runs.
Red Bull Joyride Crankworx Whistler 2015
  Ominous clouds during practice.

Red Bull Joyride Crankworx Whistler 2015
  The spectators and athletes alike huddled under any structure they could find course-side to try and stay warm.

Red Bull Joyride Crankworx Whistler 2015
  There was hope that it would blow over quickly, but the view all around us was disheartening.

Torquato Testa
  Making an impression at Colorado Freeride Festival a few weeks back, Italian Torquato Testa was first up to drop in.
Torquato Testa
  It turned out that Torquato Testa was the only rider to get a scored run in before the skies opened up.

Drip drop
  And then the rain came. It was relentless.
Red Bull Joyride Crankworx Whistler 2015
  It will take some time for the course to dry out.

Red Bull Joyride Crankworx Whistler 2015
  Rain makes for an awkward walk home.

The day ended early and time for some afternoon tea with Mike Hopkins and maybe a few beers.
  The day ended early and time for some afternoon tea with Mike Hopkins and maybe a few beers.


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28 Comments

  • 26 0
 Hey guys anyone got 2 spare seats from Vancouver to Whistler tomorrow? Our hire car has gone back and me and my bro are desperate to go! We will pay fuel etc. Thanks Ross, please message me if you can help
  • 5 0
 Check www.hitchplanet.com/trips/find there are often seats btw Van and Whistler
  • 3 0
 Hey mate thanks for the link, unfortunately only one seat going in the morning though Frown
  • 4 0
 check out the epic rides shuttle $35 round trip from downtown vancouver to Whistler has a bike trailer too.
  • 3 0
 All booked up unfortunately, so are Greyhound buses and Pacific Coaches don't get there until 11.30! Really am stuck for options and a taxi is $200 each way!
  • 2 0
 Check out ride share on Craigslist and try Hitching the Sea to Sky page on Facebook! Greyhound buses are pretty cheap if you book in advance too.
  • 2 0
 Greyhound is all booked up both ways! Will try that Facebook page though thanks!
  • 5 0
 Is there uber in Canada?
  • 15 0
 Mad suspense... Did you make it?
  • 8 0
 got a taxi from vancouver to whistler once. $350 one way. good luck mate
  • 20 1
 Well it's look like I won't be forking out $350, as we managed to get something sorted late last night, and should hopefully be off to Joyride in the next hour as long as everything works out! Thanks for all the help and suggestions guys, really appreciate it!
  • 14 0
 Props to the organizers for calling it to keep riders safe. Catch you all at 10:30 tomorrow, with what i can assume is a good bit more space to spectate haha
  • 8 1
 I'm so happy rain came, now I can watch this at 7:30pm here instead of 1:30am this morning Big Grin
  • 6 1
 Yeah, sucks for you there, but great for us Europers!
  • 7 1
 So, will Chuck Testa get a new run?
  • 1 0
 I would think so. Stoked to see him stomp the whole thing... that was a strong start, to say the least
  • 2 0
 Damn you rain. Now i have to get up at 3:30 on a Monday instead of 9:30 on a sunday
  • 1 0
 would be great so see a good result for Torquato Testa, have never seen that dude without bloody knuckles!
  • 1 0
 Does anyone know who the rider is with his arm in a sling? 5th photo.
  • 1 13
flag Maarrk (Aug 16, 2015 at 0:25) (Below Threshold)
 Semenuk probably, Etnies undies.
  • 4 0
 Its Anton Thelander. Noticed he wasn't on the start list today but he looks like he's taken a fall, bummed for him eh?
  • 3 0
 Yep, I'm wrong, it's Anton, just saw it on Facebook. Really a shame, that guy's coming up fast.
  • 3 10
flag chyu (Aug 16, 2015 at 1:18) (Below Threshold)
 Not so clean lander eh. Bad nickname for sure.
  • 2 0
 broken collarbone
  • 1 0
 noooo! love watching that kid ride
  • 1 0
 Does Torko Furtada get a rerun?
  • 1 1
 uh? Tortuga Tesla?

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