Legends of Dirt - Episode 1- Jacob Tooke

Jul 10, 2017 at 10:27
by SilverStarBikePark  

Legends of Dirt is the brand new web series produced by SilverStar Bike Park and features episodic content based around our sponsored athletes. Each week SilverStar Bike Park will release a new episode with the first release showcasing 18-year-old Jacob Tooke. SilverStar Bike Park is commited to sponsoring varying athletes of ability, age, gender and location. Follow SilverStar Bike park on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to be first to view the content.

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Here's a little about Jacob;

I started riding as early as I can remember, I was building jumps and doing stunts where ever I could. Growing up in Banff there was no shortage of extreme terrain and natural trails to ride. What I looked forward to most of all were the trips we would make out to Silver Star to ride the impeccably groomed and manicured trails - I couldn’t believe how good it was. I would study the videos on the SilverStar website, so inspired by every curve and contour. My Dad and I travelled out six times to ride the summer before we finally moved here in 2011. Since that time I have been riding as much as I possibly can, rain, snow or blistering hot, always challenging myself to go that much faster, smoother or bigger. I’ve definitely broken a lot of bikes! (Thanks Mom and Dad Wink . I just love to ride, feeling one with my bike and the terrain and nature. I love sharing that feeling with young riders through volunteer coaching with Sprockids. While still pretty new to Enduro, with just a few races in 2015. In 2016, I managed to come second in the overall Eastern BC Enduro Series and fourth Nationally, earning me a spot on the Junior National Team. This season is looking great with some great results so far including a win at the MEC BC Enduro Series West in Vernon. I’m headed to three World Series Races this season in Aspen Colorado, Crankworx Whistler and Finale Ligure, Italy. I was able to get an athletic scholarship at Quest University to continue training and competing at the World Series level. I feel so lucky to have an area the caliber of SilverStar in my backyard.

Photo Robb Thompson

For more info on SilverStar athletes you can check them out here.

Until next week, enjoy the trails.

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11 Comments

  • + 8
 Yeah @JacobTooke !!!! Kid is as genuine and fun as they come!
  • + 5
 Innovative lines! I like!
  • + 4
 cut his teeth in the T0L 0C0!!! jacob rips.
  • + 2
 Right on Jacob! Love seeing your photos and videos. Good luck with your racing this summer. Say hi to your folks for me!
  • + 2
 And he's going to Quest in Squamish, tons of awesome trails right at the uni.
  • + 2
 18 year old legend? seems like a ripper though.
  • + 2
 He's just a straight up legend at life!
  • + 1
 ????that guy up there, he's a bit of a dick!
I think you're a legend Jacob kinda sorta
  • + 1
 Get that washed up ol man of yours and come to the koots this fall!
  • + 2
 Style for miles!
  • - 2
 Legends of Dirt, eh?! I don't think so.

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