Amazon Prime Video’s Pinkbike Academy, based mostly on Huge White Mountain, is again for a second season.
Final 12 months, Bike Huge White made its debut in a actuality present competitors for aspiring mountain bike professionals that streams on Amazon Prime Video. Pinkbike Academy showcased the Huge White Mountain on the world stage and this 12 months, it’s coming again for extra motion.
“DestinationBC and the Ministry of Tourism is supporting this once more,” Senior vp of Huge White Ski Resort, Michael J. Ballingall, advised Capital Information – noting that each one COVID-19 protocols will likely be adopted all through the period of the shoot.
“It’s a actuality tv present that we took a chance on final 12 months and it went worldwide,” he added. “It turned out to be an incredible present that’s nicely acknowledged.”
Ballingall mentioned Huge White Ski Resort utilized to have the present again on the mountain once more this 12 months. The producers have been different resorts in Canada however determined to come back again to Huge White.
“They simply felt that the viewscapes of the Christian Valley and the Monashee Mountain ranges together with the proximity of the lakes make it the right location,” he continued. Ballingall mentioned it’s particularly thrilling as a result of as soon as the borders open up, viewers of the favored Amazon PrimeVideo present from everywhere in the world will flock to Huge White Mountain.
The second season will see extra racing, using challenges, two “secret execs” and help from Monster Vitality for the grand prize winner. The winner of season 2 will launch their using profession as an official Monster Vitality ambassador, with a professional contract from Orbea Bikes and a $25,000 prize purse.
The ten-part sequence will see would-be execs combating it out every week at Huge White Ski Resort, with solely the very best riders progressing by way of every spherical for an opportunity to say a career-changing prize.
Pinkbike will solid 5 males and 5 girls aged 19-39 from all over the world who’re in a position to journey to British Columbia on the finish of July, with the precise dates nonetheless to be decided.
Contestants chosen for the present can have journey and lodging prices coated by Pinkbike Academy. The present is accepting purposes till Might 11, apply here.