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JumpShip 2014 Practice
Oct 4, 2014 at 22:35
Jumpship 2014 is in a strange new place. Bikes and Golf come together at the Bear Mountain resort.
Andrew Sherry keeping everyone bikes together over in the Oak Bay Bikes booth.
Jordie working hard to get the course up and running for finals.
Noah Brousseau takes watching Redbull Straight Rhythm very seriously.
Jeff Herbertson flipping the road gap.
Stay tuned for more from tomorrow's finals.
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(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:44)
wheres the boat?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 10:06)
I guess Jump Golf Buggy just doesn't have the same ring to it
(Oct 5, 2014 at 16:50)
Might not have a ring, but I'd jump this
(Oct 5, 2014 at 21:09)
Sooooo change the name if there's no boat.... I mean, they didn't even get creative with the boat idea, two barges? Jumps back and forth across a water gap? I mean, if you're goin to step it up at least keep the water aspect, that was the cool part!!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 23:12)
^ I think you should jump ship...Who cares about the name.
(Oct 5, 2014 at 10:21)
Whoever gets the lowest score wins, right?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 18:26)
Biking and golf are two amazing sports - I've always thought that golf courses would suit a slopestyle event if it's in the right valley area. Nice easy access for spectating and enjoying a comfortable atmosphere where guys can still throw it big is win win to me! Interesting location - diggin it!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 10:09)
What is this!!!! Finally WE have taken over a golf course! SOOO Stoked! 444444444444444444444444444444444444444444444!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:11)
(Oct 5, 2014 at 11:58)
I thought jumpship was a slope style event?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 22:32)
it is, however since the jumps were massive no one wanted to ride it on a hard tail or a slope bike... lots of people cased haha.
(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:34)
Would a more dirt jump bike be more orientated for this?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:38)
oh no these jumps are massive
(Oct 5, 2014 at 15:52)
Suspension is mainly good for absorbing bumps so you can go faster, but less necessarry for absorbing impacts as most full-suspension riders think.
Unless you go Rampage style big of course.
Yes these jumps are massive, but these are also nothing bigger than the jumps at many BMX events.
Still, it looks like it was a great event and I would love to shred down that course myself. Looks like a lot of fun!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:08)
This looks pretty freaking awesome
(Oct 5, 2014 at 12:01)
I totally forgot, what's jumpship again? Big jumps and rad dudes? What's this about boats?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 16:38)
"I want a hamburger. No, cheeseburger. I want a hot dog. I want a milkshake. I want potato chips..."
(Oct 5, 2014 at 21:21)
Judge Smails: You'll get nothing, and like it!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 22:42)
I hear this place is restricted, Wang, so don't tell 'em you're Jewish, okay?
(Oct 6, 2014 at 5:26)
Gambling is illegal at Bushwood, sir, and I never slice!
(Oct 7, 2014 at 7:48)
What some of you may not remember - Bear Mountain golf course used to be one of the best places to ride on Vancouver Island - we called it the Highlands, it was 45 min ride from my house in Victoria. They completely destroyed huge numbers of amazing trails to build a stupid F***ing golf course and condos for all the ancient and rich seniors - not to mention making many uneducated real estate agents rich in the process.
(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:27)
did they all go for a round of golf after?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 16:25)
No the golfers are all going for a round of jumps after.
(Oct 5, 2014 at 22:11)
great event today at jumpship these guys are GODS , tks to bear mountain and sponsors for a super show .. O yea the sun is always shining over here on the big island
(Oct 5, 2014 at 11:17)
I went there yesterday and they couldn't send the hole line I was disappointed to day I will be checking it out again in hope its better
(Oct 5, 2014 at 22:07)
...since when is jump ship..not on a ship..might as well friggen call it mountain jump, but then thats just stupid
(Oct 6, 2014 at 0:16)
Huge course challenged royal. in the end they delivered a wicked show despite few tricks ..the trick was making it, balls enuf!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 14:31)
Just watch out for wacko from Happy Gilmore driving a VW Bug on the course!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:20)
Now that's My SHi!!!!!!!!! If only u could land a backflip into a tee box with a Ball Tee'd up and Pull out a Club and Polo has a new Meaning!!!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 16:33)
road gap? I think you mean cart gap.
(Oct 5, 2014 at 21:41)
So this is what you get when you combine trail builders and golf course grounds keepers... Soo pretty!
(Oct 5, 2014 at 10:32)
where is bill murray to hunt those goofers?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 11:54)
......a Cinderella moment
(Oct 5, 2014 at 21:48)
Redbull jump chip?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:50)
can't see ship captain?
(Oct 5, 2014 at 16:53)
This looks epic
(Oct 5, 2014 at 9:20)
(Oct 5, 2014 at 17:23)
Golf and Biking, No. (No offense lol)
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