The Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx Whistler is the pinnacle of freeride mountain biking. Unlike the world’s other big slopestyle contests, Joyride embodies so much more and transcends into the focal point of global mountain biking.
Heading into the 2014 event, the rider who has really made the event his own, Brandon Semenuk, was staring down the barrel of perhaps the biggest ever threat to his monopoly of the spoils. Brett Rheeder had already defeated him at the X Games and was having the season of his life.
Rheeder’s run at Red Bull Joyride was nothing short of incredible and in any other contest would surely have secured victory. But there was no accounting for his Trek teammate, Semenuk…
1. Brandon Semenuk
2. Brett Rheeder
3. Anthony Messere
4. Logan Peat
5. Louis Reboul