Tom van Steenbergen began his BMX racing journey alongside his brother when he was 11 years old. He fell in love with downhill mountain biking after moving to Kelowna, BC with his parents and brother Bas, who also happens to be an established pro rider. Tom had almost instant success in the downhill MTB realm, […]
High-lining with world record holder for longest free solo slackline, Spencer Seabrooke. A short film that shows the commitment and sacrifice made for the love and passion of the sport. It inspires us, hope it does the same to you.
Ryan Oakden’s no stranger to skiing big lines in Coastal BC. Having cut his teeth in the sport at a young age, he earned his stripes after winning the Freeskiing World Championships in Tignes, France in 2001. Having since made appearances in films with Matchstick Productions, Teton Gravity Research and Rage Films to name a […]
Skookum Creek is a route that has been historically decommissioned for kayaking because of hydro dam development. Due to Covid19 and lack of energy needs in British Columbia, the dam was opened to full flow letting all the water pass through, effectively returning to its natural flow state. We are one of the first, and […]
The youngest wakeboarder to turn pro, Shota Tezuka is one of the most explosive riders to watch. A very well-respected rider who is also our first professional athlete to join the HILX Family. Shota Tezuka Signature Model is now available.