The Canadian Cheese Rolling Festival

Got what it takes
to be a Cheese Rolling Champ?

This August 16th, join us at Whistler Blackcomb for the mens’ and womens’ Cheese Rolling races! Get to the finish line before anyone else, and you get to keep the 11-pound wheel of cheese, and win two Whistler Blackcomb ski season passes. Get ready to Fall for Canadian Cheese!

Check out the Big Cheeses in previous Cheese Rolling races.

2013 Men's Champion

Tyler Belan
Name: Clayton Tinkley
Age: 23
From: Richmond, British Columbia
Technique: Run as fast as I could and keep my legs going.
What will you do with the cheese?: Share it with friends. Already shared it with people in Whistler Village.

2013 Women’s Champion

Joslyn Kent
Name: Danya Meakins
Age: 24
From: Perth, Australia
Technique: Short steps and stand tall.
What will you do with the cheese?: Have a wine and cheese party!

2012 Men's Champion

Tyler Belan
Name: Tyler Belan
Age: 22
From: Kitchener, Waterloo
Technique: Run as fast as humanly possible.
What will you do with the cheese?: Eat half and use the other half to practice with for next year.

2012 Women's Champion

Joslyn Kent
Name: Joslyn Kent
Age: 22
From: Sydney, Australia (currently living in Lake Louise, Alberta)
Technique: Run as fast as you can without falling over.
What will you do with the cheese?: Share it.

2011 Men's Champion

Guy McLintock
Name: Guy McLintock
Age: 31
From: Vancouver, BC

2011 Women's Champion

Lorraine Phan
Name: Lorraine Phan
Age: 30
From: Richmond, BC

2010 Men's Champion

Aaron Heinzen
Name: Aaron Heinzen
Age: 31
From: Seattle, USA
Technique: I start fast, ease through the middle, and pick 'er up at the bottom.
What will you do with the cheese?: I'm going to use it to train for next year. Either that, or eat a ton of cheeseburgers.

2010 Women's Champion

Janine Pharo
Name: Janine Pharo
Age: 30
From: New Zealand
Technique: I just try to stay on my feet.
What will you do with the cheese?: Buy a few bottles of red wine and have a bunch of friends over for a wine and cheese party.

2009 Men's Champion

David Egydy
Name: David Egydy
Age: 26
From: Czechoslovakia
Technique: Just run and close your eyes.
What will you do with the cheese?: Share it with friends and keep a bit for myself and my girlfriend!

2009 Women's Champion

Martha Skinner
Name: Martha Skinner
Age: 25
From: Whistler, BC
Technique: One foot in front of the other, lean back, strut and go!
What will you do with the cheese?: Eat the ENTIRE thing!

2008 Men's Champion

Antoine Guay
Name: Antoine Guay
Age: 19
From: Montreal, but currently living in Whistler, BC
Technique: Run non-stop and dive across the finish line.
What will you do with the cheese?: Share it with my six roommates.

2008 Women's Champion

Maya Klvana
Name: Maya Klvana
Age: 27
From: North Vancouver, BC
Technique: Giver!
What will you do with the cheese?: Invite my friends to a wine and cheese party.
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