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Video: Camille Balanche & Kriss Kyle Shred the Champéry DH Bikepark

Jul 10, 2024
by Valais 2025  

Join Camille Balanche as she takes on the region of Champéry / Région Dents du Midi with bike superstar Kriss Kyle. In this thrilling mountain biking video, freeride meets DH racing, promising plenty of air time and adrenaline-filled moments. Watch as Camille invites the British rider to explore more than just biking in this stunning region known for its perfect outdoor playground.

Get ready to experience the exhilarating Champéry Downhill track, set to be the venue for the 2025 UCI Mountain Bike Downhill World Championships. Région Dents du Midi offers even more opportunities for an energy-packed adventure. Don't miss out on this epic mountain biking escapade that showcases the best of Champéry and Région Dents du Midi. Bike in Champéry and fill up on energy.

Photographer David Carlier www.davidcarlierphotography.com
Kriss Kyle exploring Valais region (Swiss Alps).

Photographer David Carlier www.davidcarlierphotography.com
Camille Balanche taking Kriss Kyle on a thrilling tour around Champéry and one of the most famous Bikeparks in Valais.

Photographer David Carlier www.davidcarlierphotography.com
Valais 2025 ambassador Camille Balanche and bike superstar Kriss Kyle as they tackle the legendary trails of Champéry and Région Dents du Midi!

Photographer David Carlier www.davidcarlierphotography.com
Camille Balanche and Kriss Kyle in front of the Dents du Midi mountains.


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21 Comments
  • 45 2
 For a 5 min video, I was expecting more biking. Not a first date.
  • 11 0
 this is the part I usually skip. errr the one before the riding I mean... damnit
  • 7 0
 @sportsuff In fairness though, pretty banging first date. Defo beats 30 minutes a Starbucks with a weirdo that looks nothing like their profile pic.
  • 3 0
 @Superburner: I look like my profile pic except I’m bald and only 5’10 not blonde and 6’2.
  • 15 0
 The best bit of this vid is hearing Rob Warner
  • 13 1
 Booooorrrring
  • 5 1
 Perspective: this is an ad series put on by the UCI for the World Champs hype train. Don’t expect raw riding clips or anything more than PR with some top riders that have name recognition.
  • 1 0
 You are totally right. And for what it is, it's very well done. Of course, some will never be pleased.
  • 2 1
 @njparider: I for one enjoyed it. When I go somewhere I want to know where to ride, eat, drink, etc.
  • 2 0
 Valais is an amazing place to ride! Those videos are mediocre at best. Doesn't do the amazing riding and the scenery any justice. 2/10 marketing agency.
  • 1 0
 9-11 August 2024, European DH champs in Champery IS gonna be epic!!! Lots of World Cup riders will bé there.. the Epic DH circuit that made Sam Hill a legend...
  • 3 1
 Kriss "potty mouth" Kyle Smile
  • 1 0
 Can take the boy out of Scotland
  • 1 0
 Is there more stuff to ride at Champery now other than the DH track of old ?
  • 5 0
 Yes there is. On the other side of the mountain you have Bike park Les Crosets with few trails, also 2 of them on the sides of DH. Also not far away is Morgins with awesome trails. All is connected with one pass with the French side Chatel, Morzine, Avoriaz and etc.
  • 1 0
 @koshmarny: Cheers mate I am heading out that way in a couple of weeks so will check out the trails over that side.
  • 1 0
 Lots. There next week and already frothing.
  • 2 0
 @rideronthestorm1: If you want to ride in Champery/ Les Crosets, park right next to the gondola in Champery. And you can get back to your car with the Sundance trail, that starts in Les Crosets.
  • 1 0
 @Blablablup123: Thanks for the information sounds like there is plenty of new stuff to ride since my last visit 15 years ago .
  • 2 0
 The ‘flow’ trail in the video is les crosettes II (deux) if you take the mossettes lift from les crosettes you can access the gran conche trail, that’s awesome with a magnificent view on the dents du midi. And morgins is paradise, not too crowded, perfect trials with tech, flow, jumps, steeps, everything.
  • 8 7
 ima professional bike rider. i need pedal assist in the alps.







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