Not the way you want to start day one at the bike park! Jacob the tire buster.
Jill Kintner was enjoying opening day on her custom blue Norco Aurum.
Whistler local and Rocky Mountain Urge EWS, rider Jesse Melamed is fresh off a great finish at the recent Enduro in Ireland, and he decided to just run his Altitude all day in the park and get sendy.
Josh Carlson was impossible to contain today. He was in line frothing with Jesse Melamed before the chair was spinning. Not sure what he's doing here, but halfway through the day and he was still full of energy.
Downhill Mike from Whistler was really excited to hit the bike park today on his Norco Aurum.
Surrey boy, Anthony Messere on his Morpheus Conspiracy DH bike. Is the bike really big, or is Big Tony really small; you decide!
Anton Thelander made it all the way from Sweden to crush A-Line on his brand new Canyon Sender.
Igor on his Knolly.
Mr. Super Casual, Geoff Gullevich made it back from Bali to hit opening day on his Rocky Mountain Maiden.
Stephen Exley on his Specialized Demo.
Trish Bromley on her Transition.
Griffyn from New Westminster
Andrew from North Vancouver with his Ibis Mojo
Joe Patterson with his new Commencal Supreme DH V4
Pinkbike's own Rose with her Polygon DH9
Brandon Watts from freehub mag and his Bellingham posse.
Jay Louden, so confused he doesn't even know his work stand is in the way.
Zach Smith from North Vancouver with his bright Banshee Legend
Nicola form Whistler with her Transition TR250
Dan Prisk from Squamish putting his Giant to the "All Mountain" test
Scott from York, England with his Mondraker
Dylan Forbes with his custom fern wrapped Maiden.
Gulliver on his Maiden with brand new Fiveten ELC in disco clown color scheme.
Hannah from Sydney, Australia with her Kona Operator.
Matte Black Giant Glory Bike Park Edition!
Whistler Bike Parks' own, Trevor Berg taking some time off to enjoy the trails he helps shape.
Mick from Port Coquitlam with this Knolly Warden.
Ben from Bristol, England with his Transition TR500.
Reece Wallace on his Giant Glory.
Will from Whistler with his Specialized Demo.
Lil Shredder! Rafe from Whistler.
Pip Trenholme can usually be found tending bar in Whistler, but today he was in line bright and early (noon for a bartender) on his new Polygon.
Bailey Goldstone and Jaya Guilbert.
The man who needs no introduction (because you'll hear him coming a mile away,) Brett Tippie! Tippie spent all day interviewing people all over the mountain on his Rocky Mountain Maiden.
Katie Holden can't ride her bike so she decided to try and ride Tippie.
Young love in the Bike Park.
Philipp also from Germany with his Norco Aurum.
Kendrick from Germany with his Canyon.
Lucia from Slovakia on her Trek Session.
Jackson Goldstone spent all day shooting videos and photos. Hopefully he actually gets to have some fun tomorrow! If you look closely, there's some prototypes in this photo somewhere...
The #1 most stoked person for the bike park award goes to... Rob Dunnet. Straight outta Taiwan.