Santa Cruz Syndicate

Santa Cruz Syndicate

Now celebrating their fifteenth Season, the Santa Cruz Syndicate consolidates their position as the most successful downhill race team in history.

A family of downright entertaining personalities, the Syndicate reflects Santa Cruz's dedication to racing and commitment to pushing the frontline of mountain bike technology.


Team Members

Greg Minnaar

Pietermaritzburg, South Africa
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Luca Shaw

Hendersonville, North Carolina, USA
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Loris Vergier

Cagnes-sur-Mer, France
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Steve Peat - Head Coach

Sheffield, England
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  • April 28 - DH World Cup Maribor, Slovenia
  • June 2 - DH World Cup Fort William, Scotland
  • June 9 - DH World Cup Leogang, Austria
  • July 7 - DH World Cup Vallnord, Andorra
  • July 14 - DH World Cup Les Gets, France
  • August 4 - DH World Cup Val di Sole, Italy
  • August 11 - DH World Cup Lenzerheide, Switzerland
  • September 1 - DH World Championships Mont-Sainte-Anne, Canada
  • September 7–8 - DH World Cup Snowshoe, United States

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