16 Dogs of Crankworx Whistler

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Luna playing with her human Wade Simmons.

Dogs are our trail companions, snuggle buddies, adventure partners, and best friends. Here are just a few of the pups which were found wandering around Whistler Village for Crankworx 2018. Which good dog is your favourite?

Part of the Pinkbike family, Emmy is an intelligent pup who can mischievously open doors and cupboards.

Name: Emmy
Breed: Australian Shepherd
Age: 1 1/2 years
Hometown: Squamish, BC

Jessie’s favorite toy/food is a pinecone. A nearly endless supply keeps this pup happy, and when she’s tired she’ll just put herself to bed.

Name: Jessie
Breed: Cole Retriever
Age: 4 years
Hometown: Vancouver, BC

This fast moving pup is named after the Mersey river in her human’s hometown of Liverpool, England.

Name: Mersey
Breed: Springer Spaniel
Age: 5 months
Hometown: Vancouver, BC

Ender is no stranger to mountain biking and watching big freeride lines. She actually came from the old Rampage site!

Name: Ender
Breed: Australian Cattle Dog
Age: 3 months
Hometown: Boulder City, Nevada

Khyber was named after the famous Khyber pass and loves to chase squirrels and swim in rainbow park.

Name: Khyber
Breed: Lab/Golden
Age: 4 years
Hometown: Surrey, BC

Luna was adopted from Tawain as a street dog and now calls BC home.

Name: Luna
Breed: Ormosain Mountain Dog
Age: 7 months
Hometown: Langley, BC

Trapper is an energetic pup and is eager to learn. Rubble is currently teaching the ways of dock jumping.

Name: Trapper – Rubble
Breed: Boxer – Boxer/Black Lab
Age: 5 months – Older but wiser
Hometown: Whistler Locals

Sprocket was recently adopted from a shelter in Korea. Her 10 year old owner saved up money to rescue the cute pup and was named by her brother who is here competing at Crankworx.

Name: Sprocket
Breed: Mixed Breed
Age: 7 months
Hometown: BC

Luna came from a breeder in the interior and wasn’t used to the wet conditions of the shore. It took her a while get over her fear of water and the rain. Luna also happens to be Wade Simmons’ family dog.

Name: Luna
Breed: Lab Retriever
Age: 10 months
Hometown: North Shore, BC

She may be small, but she is fierce. Ellie is a master squirrel hunter.

Name: Ellie
Breed: Dachshund
Age: 6 years
Hometown: Canada

Tito is a regular at the Coast Gravity Bike Park and probably scrubs better than you. When he’s not ripping up the trails he can be found on the paddle boards.

Name: Tito
Breed: French Bulldog
Age: Veteran
Hometown: Sechelt, BC

Mabel has experimented with many different hair styles, but after much deliberation has settled on the punk rock mohawk look.

Name: Mabel
Breed: Golden Retriever
Age: 2 years
Hometown: Portland, Oregon

In typical pug fashion, Stanley often snores while wide awake. What a good boy.

Name: Stanley
Breed: Pug
Age: 11 years
Hometown: Unkown

Sydney is an accomplished model and can be seen in numerous images for companies like Fox Clothing.

Name: Sydney
Breed: Mexican Border Mutt
Age: 2 years
Hometown: BC

Mayzie’s grandfather won best in show at the Westminster Dog Show

Name: Mayzie
Breed: Golden Retriever
Age: 5 years
Hometown: Fox Island, Washington

Bonus dog. Takes big dumps.

Name: Ryan
Breed: Hucker Spaniel
Age: 3 years
Hometown: Aptos, CA