Relive the Red Bull Joyride

Sven Martin brings you the best images from the Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx, Whistler last weekend

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A packed stadium
A huge crowed gathered at the mtb freeride Red Bull Joy Ride at Crankworx 2012 in Whistler, Canada

A packed stadium

Anticipation for the big event builds in Whistler.

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The riders take to the course
Rider in the air as the mtb freeride Red Bull Joyride kicks off at Crankworx Whistler 2012

The riders take to the course

The Red Bull Joyride makes the riders use skills from all aspects of the sport including slopestyle, dirt jump, and North Shore style mountain biking.

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Riders Pulled out all the stops
upside down rider at mtb freeride Red Bull Joyride at Crankwrox 2012

Riders Pulled out all the stops

The Red Bull Joyride is designed for riders by riders.

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Thomas Genon takes on the course
Thomas Genon in the air at the mtb freeride Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx 2012

Thomas Genon takes on the course

Surprise winner Thomas Genon shows the crowd what he is made of.

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Bringing out the best
Yannick Granieri upside down in the air with his arms outstretched at mtb freeride Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx, Whistler

Bringing out the best

Recognised by the Mountain Bike Association as a Diamond stop on the tour the Red Bull Joyride brings together the best of the best.

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Martin Söderström was one of the stars of the show
Martin Söderström mid spin at mtb freeride Red Bull Joyride at Crankwrorx, Whistler 2012

Martin Söderström was one of the stars of the show

Martin Söderström took second place to Thomas Genon.

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Thomas Genon gets to grips with the course
Thomas Genon in the air at the mtb freeride Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx Whistler 2012

Thomas Genon gets to grips with the course

All eyes were on local boy Brandon Semenuk as Belgian Thomas Genon rode to victory.

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Competition was stiff and anticipation high
Anthony Messere mid-spin against the sky

Competition was stiff and anticipation high

Anthony Messere mid-spin against the sky.

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It all sinks in for Thomas Genon
Thomas Genon enjoys his win, covered in champagne at the mtb freeride Red Bull Joyride, Crankworx 2012

It all sinks in for Thomas Genon

Thomas Genon rode to first place ahead of Martin Söderström with Cam McCaul coming in third.

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Enjoying the moment
Winners Thomas Genon, Martin Söderström and Cam McCaul on the podium at the Red Bull Joyride at Crankworx, Whistler, 2012

Enjoying the moment

Genon took home a winners cheque for $25,000.

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