Blog

Silver Star Freeride Festival

Submitted by Ian on Thu, 23/08/2012 - 4:05 pm

 

It’s all happening this weekend!  This is the weekend you do not want to miss at Silver Star Bike Park.  Trail Crew along with Dustin Greenall have been busting their humps to get the Silver Style Jump Jam course up and running and it looks awesome!

This weekend Silver Star will be hosting the Camp of Champions Airbag all weekend long outside the Bulldog Hotel.  Entrance is $2 donation to the Canadian Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.  The airbag will be going Friday evening till Sunday afternoon and is always a lot of fun.  Bring a parent to sign your waiver if you are under 19.

Friday Night Pump Track Challenge – Hosted outside the NATC on Friday evening this is going to be the first pump track challenge at Silver Star.  So get your hard tail ready to go!  Entry fee is $2 and the winner will take it all.  Format is 3 laps and best times move on.  We have tons of great prizes from our sponsors, like Kali helmets, Dakine packs, Fox shirts and more!

Village Vendors – all weekend long the village will be host to great vendors and displays from the bike industry and more.  Come check out Norco’s 2013 line up of bikes, some of our local shops, Vernon Toyota’s sweetest rides like the Tundra or hang out and take it all in.

Silver Style Jump Jam – Saturday from 2-5pm will be competition time on the newly created jump line at the end of the village.  Registration starts at 9am and EVERYONE has to sign a waiver.  Reminder, if you are under 19 year’s old you MUST have a parent on hand to sign it for you.  There will be tons of prizes for competitors and spectators alike at this event and amazing tricks thrown down.

Family Fun Race – Head to the village on Sunday at 1pm and bring the little ones.  This family fun race will tour you around the mountain village to visit different challenges to gain entry to win some prizes.  Sign up is at the Vernon Tourism booth in the village.

NOCS Chainless Race – On Sunday starting at 1pm on upper Shazam is the chainless race.  Visit the NOCS tent in the village on either Saturday or Sunday morning to sign up.  It costs $2 to enter and you receive a SRAM quick link to be able to pop your chain off at the top of the course.  Tons of great prizes are provided by our sponsors, RockStar, Fox, Dakine, Norco and more.

So come check out all that is happening this weekend at the Bike Park.  The temperatures have dropped a bit and the riding is amazing.  Visit the website for more info and hopefully we’ll see you guys up here!

 

Enjoy the ride this summer,

Ian