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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.

Pinkbike Academy - Episode 7: Suspension of Belief

December 03, 2020

Contestants must work with a suspension tech to dial in their suspension for the big race.

Pinkbike Academy - Episode 6: Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

November 23, 2020

Contestants are paired up and sent out on a massive challenge to see how well they can work together.

Pinkbike Academy - Episode 5: Under Pressure

November 18, 2020

Racers are woken up before dawn to compete in a series of challenges that replicate real life pressures that come from racing professionally in foreign countries.

Pinkbike Academy - Episode 4: Witness the Fitness

November 06, 2020

A chairlift ride to the top of the Big White bike park will never feel so good after watching the contestants pushed to their physical limits. A climb from 1,720 m to 2,151m would have most of us out of breath on regular day, but this day is anything but regular...

Pinkbike Academy – Episode 3: Speed & Style

October 30, 2020

It isn’t just about being fast; you have to look fast as well.

Pinkbike Academy – Episode 2: Into the Deep End

October 26, 2020

The first race is underway and we get to see who has speed. We also have our first elimination.

Pinkbike Academy — Meet the Contestants

October 21, 2020

Get to know the 10 riders battling it out on the trails at Bike Big White for the chance to win a 1-year pro contract with Orbea Bikes and $25,000.

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