Video: Whistler Bike Park 2014 Opening Weekend

May 20, 2014
by Pinkbike Originals  
Views: 87,763    Faves: 610    Comments: 24

Riders: Kenny Smith, Rémy Métailler, Curtis Keene, Adam Billinghurst, Jackson Goldstone, Brett Tippie, Zander Geddes, Reece Wallace, Ollie Jones, Eric Lawrenuk, Dylan Forbes, Trevor Berg, Peter Matthews, Sarah Leishman, Ross Measures, and Chris Dewar.



Video: Scott Secco, Max Berkowitz, and Jasper Wesselman





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109 Comments

  • + 123
 When I grow up, I want to be a park rat until my wrists pop and I'm forced to live on morphine into my old age; I'd even fight a bear to make it happen
  • + 22
 you can talk to Bearclaw about fighting bears
  • + 29
 Kenny allways with the fattest lip in
  • - 27
flag roasterthetoaster (May 19, 2014 at 18:00) (Below Threshold)
 I'm pretty sure that's because he has some dip in his lip...
  • + 8
 thats exactly what i just said haha
  • + 15
 its actually chewable steez
  • + 2
 you can ask the bear who got bearclawed.
  • + 7
 I'm so grateful to live in whistler and ride this park everyday, Work nights and live a 7 minute bike ride from the park.
  • + 1
 @dennisbarrera Im about to do that after I get out of this hell hole called school... hahaha
  • + 69
 See kids, it is still possible to put a f**king awesome tunes into riding edits...it doesn't have to be some gay electro all the friggin' time. Right on Tippie!
  • + 3
 Damn you beat me to the punch! For all those kids out there that was Danzig - Mother. Glen Danzig also known for being the original singer of "The Misfits". Another group you should put on you ipod oh sorry I mean itunes or iphone or whatever you kids are using nowadays...
  • + 5
 Buddy youre only 33 get with it...
  • + 2
 How many kids wearing a Misfits shirts even know this was the same guy?
  • + 2
 I love both songs on this edit. The first song, not yet mentioned, is Devo "Gut Feeling". I like the version on the "Life Aquatic" movie soundtrack best.
  • + 5
 Danzig is a legend for sure, but he is also known to be a huge douchebag.
  • + 3
 Why should I get with it? Yeah I am 33 but I rock it old school. I have a discman, an imitation ipod, a non smart phone nokia 1209, a laptop and i'm not on facebook, twitter or whatever else is in at the moment. I'd rather spend money on my bike or traveling than keeping uptodate with the latest bs gadgetry even if it means I'm not "cool"...
  • + 50
 I'll give this Video and those trails a 69 out of 10...
  • + 30
 That little kid rips so hard. Time to step my game up.
  • + 4
 Its Jackson, he kicks it hard.
  • + 3
 Then I realize I live in Saskatchewan...
  • + 18
 Park is in amazing condition right now, and having decent beats at the bottom was a huge bonus. Kudos to whomever was playing DJ, having old school rock and metal was sooooo sick for a change.
  • + 8
 Agreed, the tunes bumping outta the Oakley trailer were great. Helped to pass the time in the lift line.
  • + 1
 yes, found myself doing the head bag thing, during 'sweet leaf".
  • + 17
 If Brett Tippie, Kenny Smith, Rémy Métailler, Curtis Keene, Adam Billinghurst come to your bike parks opening day, you know you have an awesome place. Great job Whistler!
  • + 19
 DANZIG!
  • + 4
 Mother!
  • + 12
 Remy Metailler is back! Cant wait for some more edits of him!!!!
  • + 12
 Tippie!
  • + 9
 Ollie Jones is a such a ripper.
  • + 8
 This got me stoked! then I realized my local park has just 600 feet of elevation Frown
  • + 47
 And then I realised my local has just 60 feet of elevation.
  • + 8
 Then I remembered my local park gave a half passed try last year and is not opening this year.
  • + 25
 Then I just realized that about 100 miles in every direction of my house is at sea level....
  • + 10
 And your realization made me realize my local park has........ Walking trails
  • + 16
 dreaming to get to Whistler is quite a common, then realize that can't afford to get there is quite common too ... let's just make the most we've got mate.. cheers
  • + 4
 atleast yous arnt coming into an aussie winter right now
  • + 7
 This got me stoked cause my local park is coast gravity and whistler is only an hour awaySmile
  • + 0
 Don't feel too bad. Most of Whistlers trails have less than 1200 feet elevation change. Its only once you get up to Garbo that the elevation becomes more substantial
  • + 2
 I moved to Vancouver pretty much so I could ride Whistler
  • + 3
 Its ok nick an aussie winter is still better weather than a euro summer.
  • + 2
 my local bike park is 20 mins away (Aston hill) but non of the trails are very long and there isn't an uplift or any of that jazz, but its better than nothing
  • + 2
 Then i realized where i live we don't have a bike park, only one trail.
  • + 1
 My local park has a slide and monkey bars!
  • + 7
 My stoke level went beyond Tippie levels when I heard the opening riff of Mother! Proper music for some proper shredding!
  • + 8
 Kenny Smith FAT DIP for FAT HUCKS
  • + 9
 That kid was shredding
  • + 2
 How old is he?
  • + 6
 When I grow up, I wanna be that little kid who was killin' it.
  • + 6
 Fucking EPIC.....plus Danzig...FTW!!!!
  • + 2
 My local park is all technical, loose and rough stuff with lots of rocks and roots and steep as hell, I would love to have something like A-Line to relax and enjoy a bit between runs.
  • + 1
 I need one year of income to fly there, and spend at least 4-5 days. Well, unfortunatelly that is quite a strong excuse for me... It will remain a dream only to het there once.
  • + 4
 We need Leanne to give us a lesson on Prancercizing..
  • + 4
 The lift line at 4:55 is crazy
  • + 2
 yeah trails look amazing, but damn the lines look brutal.
  • + 1
 Wasn't too bad really. I got 8 runs in. Probably could have done 10 if I was there at 10am, maybe more
  • + 3
 My take on the video:
TIPPIE FOR CHIEF
WHIP IT
Jackson is a nut
Why is there an #Enduro?
  • + 3
 Makes me want to ditch my xc bike and learn how to play follow the leader....
  • + 2
 Fine marketing - holds ones attention and creates desire. You crazy assed Canadians cost me a fair few dollas' with these viral shit ! Tippie for PM
  • + 3
 A day at WBP is always a dream coming true! Less than a month and I'll be there for the second season in a row.
  • + 2
 Another positive vote for continuing to play tunes for the lift line - that was a damn fine selection of music
  • + 3
 kenny smith packin a fat dinger
  • + 2
 Yeah! every one should go there................All I can hear is birds on my local trails.
  • + 3
 The Brett Tippe awkwardness has begun! Great vid.
  • + 2
 Six weeks, first time, palms sweating... Feel a bit sick, seems real that the dream actually gonna happen
  • + 1
 Looks like this seasons in colour for the absolute rippers is burgandy Smile Some very talented guys and girls hanging around Whistler
  • + 3
 73 days and counting and I will be there, but who's counting.
  • + 2
 I'll be there in 73 days too. Not that i'm counting neither
  • + 2
 I don't know when I'll be there, but I'm hoping for around 21 days, so I can't count till flights are booked =D. Think I may stop by Coastal Gravity Park on the way!
  • + 2
 Flights aren't booked yet?!!! Better got on that!
  • + 3
 Can't Wait for go to Whistler Again !!!!!
  • + 2
 Have been suffering from PWD for the last year and a half... Post Whistler Depression. Watching this is not helping.
  • + 2
 Best Opening Vid! Thanks PB and Whistler! *THUMPS UP*
  • + 2
 I wanna go so bad!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
  • + 1
 Hell Yes!!!!!!! This song and vid has me so pumped to ride that I'm gonna explode!!!!!
  • + 1
 finally some proper decent music for a killer vid, please keep the misfits soundtracks
  • + 1
 I was really digging the follow cam to chest cam action near the end there.
  • + 1
 I spent two weeks in whistler last summer it was definitely the best two weeks unreal place to ride!
  • + 2
 Making the debut in July, Happy man with a happy plan
  • + 1
 One word: WhistGnar!!!!!!
  • + 2
 Oh Tippie
  • + 0
 dude totally clipped his rear wheel on that last nose press... almost banger
  • + 1
 What a weekend! So good to be back in the park Smile
  • + 1
 The little kid almost shreds harder than i do Big Grin
  • + 1
 Whistler!! Why are you so far away!!!
  • + 1
 so stoked on going to camp there this summer!
  • + 1
 Now I understand rachelle's request for a rasta wig Smile
  • + 1
 that lil kid is better than me and has nicer gear.
  • + 1
 question! how many lifts do they run at the bike park?
  • + 4
 Fitz chair, garbo chair, peak chair. Also whistler gondola but it accesses the same terrain. Early in the season it's just the fitz zone.
  • + 1
 Who is the girl in 1:00 ???
  • + 1
 2:43 --> Rad.. by all means.
  • + 2
 Devo FTW!
  • + 1
 Who's the kid...he absolutely shreds!!
  • + 1
 Awesome.. can't wait to get up there!
  • + 1
 Song?
  • + 1
 Danzig - Mother
  • + 1
 What a weekend! So good to be back in the park Smile
  • - 1
 LOL at the guy wearing the exact outfit that Geoff Gulevich wears haha bitch please
  • + 5
 Oh you mean the guy that is wearing a Dakine kit that anyone can buy? Also the same guy that is on the trail crew and builds all of the lovely trails and features you see in this video?
  • + 1
 Im there on sat! Cya!
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