Together with Trump, global warming, and the loss of a concerning amount of celebrities, the end 2016 couldn’t have come sooner. For many, it’s been marked as one of the toughest. However, for the mountain enthusiast, it was a year for the books! Each year the bar continually gets set higher but the talent in action sports keeps pushing and the results are anything but ordinary. Lines that looked unskiable, terrain that seemed inaccessible and bike trails that showcase unfathomable skill, have all been made part of this year’s legacy. We have gathered up the best moments of 2016, from skiing to biking and a little bit of what Whistler is made of right in between.
This line won Powder Magazine’s Line Of The Year and you will soon see why. We dare you to watch it and not yell out profanities!
A Whistler local, Sean Petit shreds hard. You’ll probably watch this episode of the series and then every other episode after that. Take us with you on next adventure Sean!
How many times have you driven by these looming beauties that sit on the other side of the Sea to Sky Highway and wondered if it’s possible to lay ski tracks down on their slopes? Well, it is and their glaciated gaze reminds us that we are in Mother Nature’s territory.
Celebrating 50 years made Whistler Blackcomb examine what the next 50 years would look like and with that, came some serious questions. This documentary has started the conversation surrounding our environment and the impact of action sports.
If you’re a follower of action sports, chances are you have heard of Blake Jorgenson. This iconic action sports photographer is the man behind the lens, capturing those moments that help fuel your own passion for being outside.
Whistler Bike Park being shredded by Brendan Howey. Enough said.
Not only is this a cinematic masterpiece, in true Semenuk fashion, it’s the progression of mountain biking. Can you recognize where certain parts of the filming process took place?
Thanks to the local talent, the insatiable need to go further and push harder, we have seen action sports progress to beyond what our wildest dreams could have imagined and a lot of it is happening right in our very own backyard. We at McCoo’s would like to wish you an awesome 2017- may all of your tricks be perfected, your thirst for adventure quenched and your landings stuck on the first try!