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Photo Epic: Big White Canadian Slopestyle 2021

Sep 6, 2021
by chris pilling  


Presented by Big White
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Slopestyle returns to Big White at the hands of Tom Van Steenbergen. The course got a revamp with taller landings for improved flow and the riders were stoked. With travel restrictions easing up, some friendly faces from down south were able to make it over the border to see if they still have what it takes. With this year's events not being included in the FMB, this gathering was truly for the love of the sport. Follow along and feast your eyes on some world-class slopestyle from a little Canadian mountain resort called Big White.

Todays cloud cover calmed the winds and made for ideal riding conditions
Today's cloud cover calmed the winds and made for ideal riding conditions

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Invited riders and a few wild cards from the "bronze" event will battle it out on the massive big white slope course

Tom making sure the jumps are in top shape before riders arrive for morning practice
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Tom making sure the jumps are in top shape before riders arrive for morning practice

Chance is one of the first pro riders on course and ready to throw down
Chance is one of the first pro riders on course and ready to throw down

The bronze event was pushed to Sunday after some strong wind the day prior
The bronze event gets underway first after a windy evening postpones yesterdays event

Liam Irvine boosting high but hitting the eject button on both of his runs
Liam Irvine boosting high but hitting the eject button on both of his runs

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Textbook 3 whip

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The run starts off with a massive launch off the canon

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Flip bar to one foot can

3 down whip
3 down whip in to the whale tail

Garret Mechem
Garret blasting off

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Cork 720 off the whale tail landing himself in 5th place

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Liam Baylis ends the day in second place

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The canon is an absolute beast

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Chance Moore chucking a perfect double flip for second place

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Comfy place to catch all the action

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Happy with his first run, Chance cruises to the bottom

The stoke is high
The stoke was high

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Dump 3 in to the whale tail

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Griffin Paulson looked dialed the entire day

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He takes home the win today

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Natasha Miller takes the women's category. Look out for this shredder in the future

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Jack Feick does it for the groms

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Jacob Murray for in win in open men

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Your Pro Men's winners. Griffin Paulson, Chance Moore, Liam Baylis, Ben Thompson, Garret Mechem

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That's all, see you next year!


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6 Comments
  • 4 1
 No crowds but we had to sneak watch it from in the forest. Amazing runs by everyone and great vibe even without the crowds. Hopefully next year COVID will be gone and the resort will be able to better showcase how much the bike park has come in the last 4 years.
  • 1 0
 Wow! Looks like a great time. I should have gone! Congrats everyone
  • 1 0
 natasha miller is definitely one to be watching. the future is bright!
  • 1 0
 Am I seeing the prize values correctly?
  • 1 3
 Make sure Nothing EVER ! lasts more than a minute.. or possibly 3,25 minutes for a "world cup" event.... cause Rad Bros might git tired
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