Santa Cruz Bicycles

Greg Minnaar

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa

Height: 6'3"/191cm
Date of Birth: 13th November 1981

Greg first started racing BMX at 4 years of age. He soon moved over to motocross and raced for 11 years before his parents bought a bicycle shop and his path to DH stardom began.  

Greg was initially inspired by the rivalry between Nico Vouilloz and Steve Peat. He worked his way up to the Santa Cruz Syndicate team to eventually ride alongside one of those childhood heroes.  

Greg's won back-to-back World Championships on the Syndicate, and is widely recognized as one of the smoothest and most consistent DH racers on the circuit.

Greg's personal sponsors include Oneal, Oakley, Kabuto, Oprtix, Five Ten, and Gamut.