The Red Bull 5,000 Down is a mass-start mountain bike race from the peak of Whistler Mountain to the village below, dropping about 5,000 feet (or 1,500 metres). Racers will compete for a $12,000 purse, with the top five men and top three women getting cash prizes.
Just how fast are they going?
Racers will hit speeds of 80 km/h as they roar down a fire road at the top of Whistler around Harmony Bowl and into Garbanzo Zone and down through the mountain bike park.
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