Floatlife Fest, founded in 2017, is the original Onewheel festival—and in 2022, it is still the biggest Onewheel event in the world. This year, over 600 riders descended upon Northwest Arkansas to ride, race, and simply hang out among like-minded enthusiasts at the trail riding capital of America.
Floatlife Fest includes a variety of competitions, from the bracketed dual slalom race to high-stakes rochambeau. There’s the tricks competition, the long jump, the high jump, musical wheels, the chair race, Hooligan Rumble… And, of course, there’s the mass start race, a tradition as old as the festival itself.
Mass Start Race
This year’s course featured 25 minutes of dusty chaos up a chunky access road and down the gentle rollers of Family Flow. Over 100 riders vied to complete the most laps before time ran out. Check out our results gallery to see who got the most laps in the men’s, women’s, and Clydesdale categories!
Thunder Dome Time Trials
Floatlife Fest is a community event with no bearing on Onewheel Racing League rankings—at least, not this year—so these races were just for fun. Still, when you invite the fastest of the fast to Coler Mountain Bike Preserve‘s iconic Thunder Dome, you know you’re going to see some epic competition, and this year’s main event did not disappoint.
See how racers stacked up in the time trials, hosted Friday on the upper portion of Fire Line!
See how it all turned out
Watch the stream from Saturday’s race!