Photo Epic: Big White Whip Off & Best Trick

Jul 16, 2019
by Clint Trahan  


One. Sometimes one is all you need. One takeoff. One landing. One chance to lay it all on the line between the two.

That is the essence of Whip Off and Best Trick competitions held at Big White in Kelowna, British Columbia on July 12-13, 2019.

There were some serious skills on display. Before we get too far into this, a huge shout out to Dustin Gilding and the boys at Loft. None of this is possible without the builders. These guys have killed it in an unseasonably wet summer at Big White. Well done.



The venue. Everything is well within walking distance, making for an all encompassing experience.
Bas Van Steenbergen.

Reed Boggs was amped all night, winning Whip Off mere hours after finishing 12th in Slopestyle.

Kaylee Gibb is superwoman. Three little ones AND moves like this on a bike?
Reese Wallace buzzing the tower.

Lead in.
Lead out



The ladies out repping at Big White.

Target rich environment

Is Jackson's secret nickname "Boost"? It should be.

Reece Wallace pulled in a cool hundy for this front flip.

Who gave the dog a bone?
Ryan Taking a look.

Dewsey!

Really not a bad view.

I hope she has good zoom.

How's the course running Dusty?
More pictures Casey?

Trek on Trek.

Trevor Berg repping the Canuck Swag.

The Jube. Reed Boggs reacts after winning.

The Air.

Moving over to a little Best Trick Action. It was insane. Seriously.

Emil Johansson fine-tuned the money booter all night long. He cashed in, winning the Gold Slopestyle event.

Marcel Hunt setting huge tables all night.

Backflip -> Barspin -> Tailwhip -> Barspin -> Win for Rambo.

O-Bro going big.





Whip Off Winner Reed Boggs.
Best Trick Winner, Rambo.

No looking back now.


If you weren't here in 2018, didn't make 2019, put 2020 in the calendar right now. Big White is on to something.

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18 Comments

  • + 35
 It took awhile to figure out where the dog was in that pic.
  • - 15
flag makripper (Jul 16, 2019 at 14:32) (Below Threshold)
 Not sure how this shit made the final cut
  • + 5
 No kidding! It’s more than obvious who gave that dog a bone! I’m sure that dog is not the only one with a bone.
  • + 2
 I must be old. I only saw the dog. I love dogs.
  • + 9
 Where's the article on the women's slopestyle event?
  • + 2
 Women's slospetyle is included with the Bronze and Gold Slopsetyle here
www.pinkbike.com/news/photo-epic-slopestyle-big-white.html
  • + 5
 Is anyone going to post results for the event?

We know who won it. We know the podiums. I'm curious about the full results.
  • + 1
 O-Bro with a 5th. Well done dude. Puts you in second for the ROA chase. Get it!!!!!!!
  • + 5
 Video or didn't happen makes sense here
  • + 3
 Marcel hunt must be ready for dinner.....
  • + 2
 That "table" is insane. I need to see a video of it
  • + 2
 So nobody else enjoyed the title of this article?
  • + 0
 I wonder how much big white is paying pinkbike to hype up their bike park ..
  • + 3
 Dude. Not sure what you are up to but for a park that's been only opened for a couple seasons and sells so little tickets, this is real good and priced accordingly.
  • + 1
 @gregmazo: never said anything about price or weither or not it was good. I was merely stating that alot more happened this weekend in b.c and all pinkbike has talked about was big white I'm pretty sure alot happened this weekend in BC like the Canada cup it's funny how pinkbike mentioned it when it happened at big white but it was hosted at SilverStar this weekend and not even a right up... You know what I'm saying man.
  • + 3
 @cyberoptixs: pinkbike isn't writing these, they're being submitted by the events.

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