Whistler Bike Park Phat Wednesday - Race 6

Jul 14, 2016
by WhistlerMountain BikePark  
Things were extra #phat last night as racers took on another one of the most popular courses of the year. 273 racers came out to slap some berms and drift the night away on the classic Ninja Cougar, Samurai Pizza Cat, Ho Chi Min course. Turning and carrying speed were the name of the game as riders navigated sharp corners in what felt like perfect conditions. The upper berms on Ninja were daring you to lean it over as far as you could and racers were letting hanging it all out as they flew into Ho Chi Min at the end of the race.

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
They don't call it Phat Wednesday for nothing! Tippie came out to show us all the true meaning of "large and in charge".

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
Clint put his life on the line to get this shot, cheers to Clint!

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
Cougars are pretty stealthy, to begin with, but a Ninja Cougar is on a whole other level.

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
Shredders of all shapes, age and size take part in Phat Wednesday - it's rad!

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
This course is tight, like tuck-your-elbows-in-and-put-your-game-face-on tight

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
No time for stunts and drops, it's game day.

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
"Mmmm I love corners" - every racer after last night.

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
Sunshine to the face on the first straightaway of Ho Chi.

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
This place is good.

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
Couple of buds enjoying post-race beverages.

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
Junior Females crushed it last night!

Phat Wednesday - Race 6
Metallier returned to town the other day and quickly moved to the top step.


Male Open (18+)
1. Remy Metallier, 3:20.075
2. George Newham, 3:22.531
3. Denis Courchesne, 3:25.230

Female Open (18+)
1. Claire Buchar, 3:43.909
2. Georgia Astle, 3:46.418
3. Ellie Maxfield, 3:56.805

Master Male (30-39)
1. Trevor Burke, 3:25.050
2. Shane Gayton, 3:26.814
3. Will Clifford, 3:32.611

Veteran Male (40+)
1. Dave Strattion, 3:48.166
2. Adin Daneker, 3:53.848
3. Paul Lewis, 3:56.730

Junior Male (14-17)
1. Lucas Cruz, 3:31.799
2. Ian Milley, 3:41.133
3. Max Edwards, 3:43.043

Male Grom (13 and under)
1. Jakob Jewett, 3:37.203
2. Jackson Goldstone, 3:39.624
3. Finn Finestone, 3:45.264

Junior Female (17 and under)
1. Bailey Goldstone, 4:34.789
2. Maya Mikkelsen, 4:50.414
3. Jaya Guibert, 4:52.543

Full results can be found here.

Didn't see yourself in the photos in this report? Check out our full gallery from yesterday. All photos by Clint Trahan // @clinttrahan

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Phat Wednesday - Race 6
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  • + 4
 And the U13 boys podium would have been second (through fourth) in Open Women's. Thay make 'em fast round here. Something to do with riding trails and the bike park a lot since the age of 4-6 years old, having good coaching and lots of good riders to follow or copy.
  • + 4
 Wait, so the u13 boys 2 and 3 beat the u17 boys 2? That's unbelievably impressive... literally.

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