This action packed downhill race event is held at the Whistler Sliding Centre during the warm Summer months each year. The longboard downhill race events have 4 competitors at a time go down the winding sliding centre service road to the finish line at the bottom. Many spectators enjoy walking along the side of the race course to observe free to the public competition. The downhill race event runs across three days and is a very family friendly outdoor event. The 2012 longboard downhill event is scheduled to start on Friday 13, 2012 in the morning and run until Sunday. The photo below shows a group of competitors racing down the hill in beautiful Whistler, BC, Canada.
Photo by: Mike Crane / mikecranephotography.com