Mountain Biker’s Epic Rap: ‘I Only Ride Park’

This Whistler Bike Park opening weekend video has a crazy twist.

If you’re expecting a sick park edit, think again. Okay, there are some cool stunts, but the highlight of “WHISMAS” is this park enthusiast’s original rap.

“Cop a season’s pass ’cause I needed that, big green trees is my habitat,” raps the rider. “Clean whip new kit makes ya I look faster, hittin’ all the secret lines like a park master.”

The bike and park lingo, coupled with park rats decked out in neon windbreakers, bucket hats, and tinted shades, makes the edit look like a ’90s dance party in a dense pine forest.

Still, it’s creative, hilarious, and actually has some sick shots that will make any viewer — park rat or not — say, “Dude, that’s rad.”

“WHISMAS” was shot and filmed by IFHT Films at Whistler Mountain Bike Park in 2019. Whistler Mountain Bike Park is the only lift-accessed downhill bike park in the world.

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Mary Murphy is the Managing Editor of GearJunkie and serves as the leader of Lola Digital Media’s DEI Committee.

She has been writing about hiking, running, climbing, camping, skiing, and more for seven years, and has been on staff at GearJunkie since 2019. Prior to that, Mary wrote for 5280 Magazine in Denver while working as an outdoor instructor teaching climbing, kayaking, paddleboarding, and mountain biking at Avid4Adventure. Based in Denver, Colorado, Murphy is an avid hiker, runner, backpacker, skier, yogi, and pack-paddleboarder.

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