Steve started riding bikes from the age of 3 years old, chasing his two older brothers around the streets of Sheffield on a BMX.
He progressed to mountain bike racing as soon as he left school at aged 19. His early idols were guys like Jason McRoy (the first UK guy to race on a big US MTB team) and John Tomac, who Steve says always looked wicked in pictures and he regarded as an awesome all round rider.
MX legend Jeremy McGrath later influenced him in other ways. Showing him how a true pro could dominate a sport whilst still being a really nice guy.
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Syndicate Hafjell 2013
BikeRadar Awards give Syndicate steed best in class
VIDEO & PHOTOS: Back-to-back World Championships for Greg Minnaar on his V10.
Santa Cruz Syndicate's Greg Minnaar was back on the World Cup podium in Mont. Ste. Anne
Syndicate riders stoked to attend the Catalan Cup DH in Andorra
Great time and solid results in Val d'Allos, France
Syndicate on the pace and on the podium in Val Di Sole
The opening round of the Enduro World Series in Punta Ala, Italy was a great introduction to enduro racing for the Santa Cruz Syndicate.