Innsbruck's BikePark is also the home of Crankworx Innsbruck. In june, the world's best riders come together at the Mountainbike Gravity Festival and ,over the course of many days, show us their lengthy jumps, top-speed downhill racing and much more. There are also side events, the newset equipment and the opportunity to have a go yourself!
Trails and practice areas
Innsbruck's BikePark consists of the following trails: Crazy Family, Braking Distance, the Auerhahn Trail and the Bulgarian Way - an offer which is constantly being expanded. We even have the perfect place for kids at the KidsPark next to the cable car valley station, with its practice area and simpler jumps. By the way, the BikePark even gives you the opportunity to ride in winter; with its snowbike and fatbike trails, you can even ride through the snow. Who said the snow is only for skiers and sledders?
Crankworx Innsbruck iXS Downhill presented by Raiffeisen Club
On Sunday all eyes will be on the downhill course in Götzens. Packed with jumps, roots and technical sections, it will see top international riders and fast locals go up against each other in a race against the clock. The fastest three riders at Crankworx Innsbruck Downhill receive prize money, with the top 15 also getting valuable UCI points. This spectacular event is perfect for spectators in search of thrilling action. Come along, cheer on the riders and get ready to have your mind blown!
Crankworx Innsbruck Official Alpine Whip-Off Championships presented by SPANK
The Crankworx Whip-Off is a spectacular highlight every year. In 2017 this thrilling contest will finally come to Innsbruck! So what’s it all about? The idea is to whip the back end of the bike as far out to one side as possible while sailing over the huge table-top jumps, before bringing it back into line for a safe landing. But the classic Whip is by no means the only trick on display. Visitors can look forward to everything from huge Backflips to stretched-out Supermans in front of the mountain skyline. The Whip-Off is THE perfect kick-off event on day one of Crankworx Innsbruck.
Crankworx Innsbruck Rock Shox Innsbruck Pump Track Challenge
“Pump for victory” is the name of the game at the Pumptrack Challenge on the new course at the Bikepark Innsbruck. Competitors must complete the circular track without pedalling – all they are allowed to do to build up speed is pump their bike up and down over the rollers and obstacles. The first one to the finish wins.
Crankworx Innsbruck Mons Royale Dual Speed & Style Innsbruck
The Dual Speed & Style is a head-to-head competition carried out in a dual eliminator format. Two riders race against each other and try to make it to the finish as quickly as possible while performing the most stylish run. Spectators and fans can look forward to cool tricks on the dual course featuring step-ups, tables and drop-offs.
Crankworx Innsbruck Slopestyle presented by Kenda
The Crankworx Innsbruck Slopestyle is the only brand new event in the quest for the Triple Crown of Slopestyle.
Launching in 2017, this showcase of aerial acrobatics brings the freestyle element of gravity mountain biking in every Crankworx festival to the world’s epicentre freestyle sport– Innsbruck, Austria. This is a place known for big boosts, back-flips and gravity-defying extreme, whether on snowboard, skis or dangling from a climbing rope. The FMB’s best athletes will be pulling out their best as they launch into the unknown on a new course before seasoned mountain loving, action sport diehards of this fan base, and all on what could very well prove the pivotal stop for the Triple Crown of Slopestyle.
It takes three wins out of the four Crankworx Slopestyle events to take home the Triple Crown. If the winner of the Crankworx Rotorua Slopestyle in Memory of McGazza and Crankworx Les Gets Slopestyle are the same athlete, this is stop could turn one athlete into the first Triple Crown of Slopestyle winner. If they are two different athletes, this event marks the turning point for one winner to take the quest for the Triple Crown home in Whistler.
All four events in the quest for the Triple Crown of Slopestyle are broadcast LIVE on all your devices exclusively on Red Bull TV. The are also LIVE on Crankworx.com and Pinkbike.com.
Missed the broadcast? A replay will be up on the homepage of Crankworx.com for three days, and will then be on CWX TV, Crankworx YouTube. It will be on Red Bull TV for the duration of the season.