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Pinkbike Academy – Season 2, Episode 5: The Jump Challenge

November 24, 2021

Can the pro-mountain biking hopefuls balance send vs speed? Find out in this week's episode of Pinkbike Academy.

Pinkbike Academy – Season 2, Episode 4: Survival of the Fastest

November 17, 2021

This time on Pinkbike Academy the contestants compete in a gruelling cross-country style race, with a twist. Who will have the endurance to come out on top?

Pinkbike Academy – Season 2, Episode 3: The High Speed Corner Challenge

November 04, 2021

How fast can our contestants take a corner... without passing it? In this week's episode of Pinkbike Academy, our remaining nine contestants face off in two cornering challenges.

Pinkbike Academy – Season 2, Episode 2: Who Are the Fittest Racers?

November 04, 2021

In this episode of Pinkbike Academy, the 10 aspiring pros are challenged in a brutal FTP (functional threshold power) test to see if they're fit enough to back up their riding skills.

Pinkbike Academy Season 2 - Meet the Contestants

November 03, 2021

Get to know the 10 up-and-coming mountain bikers battling it out on the trails at Bike Big White in the hopes of winning a pro contract with Orbea Bikes and a $30,000 prize.

Meet Emmett Hancock – Our Local Pinkbike Academy Competitor

October 29, 2021

He's the youngest competitor on the second season of Pinkbike Academy, he led the pack in Episode 1... and he's from right here in the Okanagan. Meet 19-year-old Emmett Hancock, our local Pinkbike celeb!

Pinkbike Academy – Season 2, Episode 1: Let the Racing Begin

October 25, 2021

Ten up and coming professional mountain bikers arrive at Pinkbike Academy for ten weeks of racing, fitness, and skill testing challenges. The riders drop into their first challenge of the season: a one stage race from the top of Big White to the bottom.

Pinkbike Academy is Back at Big White for Another Season - Now Taking Applicants!

April 27, 2021

Time to put the skis and boards back in storage and bring out the bikes and paddleboards! There are many reasons why we love calling the Central Okanagan home, and the diversity of outdoor activities is just one of them – the beautiful backdrops, no matter the time of year, is another! Those jaw-dropping views have made their way into movie productions, commercials, and more – and last year, Bike Big White made its debut in a reality show competition for aspiring mountain bike professionals! Pinkbike Academy showcased our local mountain on the world stage through the streaming network Amazon Prime, and this year, it's coming back for more action!

Pinkbike Academy - Episodes 9 & 10: Race Day

January 04, 2021

The final three contestants take part in a massive enduro race, and, in Episode 10, the winner is awarded with their pro sponsorship after another massive second day on the bike.

Pinkbike Academy - Episode 8: Mountain Biking’s Next Top Influencer

January 04, 2021

Being a racer isn’t just about results.

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