“Dirt Diaries gives the athletes a chance to take the camera in their own hands and capture the stories they want to create
,” says Darren Kinnaird, Crankworx World Tour General Manager.The top three winners in order are: 1 - Kyle Norbraten
– One of the three members of the Coastal Crew, a Red Bull Rampage contestant and all-round Mr. Nice Guy for Specialized Bikes, Kyle has teamed up with last year’s winning filmmaker, Matt Dennison.2 - Yoann Barelli
– A French transplant who now calls Whistler home, Barelli travels the world racing for the Giant Factory Offroad Racing team, and is always having fun, whether on or off his bike.3 - Jesse Melamed
– A born-and-raised Whistler local who is inching up the ranks in the Enduro World Series as part of the Rocky Mountain-Urge enduro team, Jesse will bring a local’s appreciation and knowledge to the proceedings.The remaining three positions went to (in no particular order): Sarah Leishman
– Social media maven by trade, but professional athlete by design, Sarah is a maker and shaker with a keen eye for quality.Rémy Métailler
– This fast Frenchman has more lines around the bike park than most people think possible. Expect the unexpected and be ready for machine gun speed and (trail) destruction.Charlie Sponsel
– Professional downhill racer, reluctant enduro racer, renowned blogger and enfant terrible. The question on many peoples’ lips will be: What will he say or do this time?