Sunday , 29 November 2020

 
FROM FRESH PRINCE TO NOBLE KING – GREG MINNAAR REFLECTS ON HIS ROOTS

FROM FRESH PRINCE TO NOBLE KING – GREG MINNAAR REFLECTS ON HIS ROOTS

With 22 World Cup wins, 81 World Cup podiums, three World Cup Series wins and three World Championship wins, South Africa’s Greg Minnaar is the undoubted king of downhill racing. ...

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MINNAAR GRABS 22ND CAREER WORLD CUP VICTORY

MINNAAR GRABS 22ND CAREER WORLD CUP VICTORY

South African mountain bike legend, Greg Minnaar, extended his all-time World Cup-win record when he claimed victory at Round 3 of the abbreviated 2020 UCI Downhill World Cup in L ...

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TWO DOUBLE DOWNHILL WORLD CUPS TO LOOK FORWARD TO!

TWO DOUBLE DOWNHILL WORLD CUPS TO LOOK FORWARD TO!

This pandemic-shaped year has robbed us of many things, including the joy that is watching Downhill World Cup finals - live. Fortunately, things are looking up. We won’t be gettin ...

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THE SAFFA WORLD’S MEDAL HUNT IS ON

THE SAFFA WORLD’S MEDAL HUNT IS ON

The deep end. That’s what it is. This week a couple hundred of the world’s best mountain bike racers will all jump in the deep end of the most tumultuous year of our time and cont ...

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MINNAAR FIRED UP FOR A SHOT AT ANOTHER WORLD TITLE

MINNAAR FIRED UP FOR A SHOT AT ANOTHER WORLD TITLE

South African mountain biking legend, Greg Minnaar, will contest his 24th UCI Downhill World Championships this week and could well win his 12th medal, possibly even the gold, jud ...

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THE MOUNTAIN BIKE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S NEAR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE THIS

THE MOUNTAIN BIKE OF SOUTH AFRICA’S NEAR FUTURE LOOKS LIKE THIS

The two most popular types of mountain bike in South Africa currently are the sub-R15 000 100mm-travel hardtail 29er and the sub-R65 000 100mm-travel full-suspension 29er. But tha ...

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DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

DOWNHILLER TRIES TO STAY WITH THE MARATHONERS

The Swiss Epic is must be the most scenic mountain bike stage race in the world. The 2020 edition defied the Covid-19 effect on sports events and recently took place under require ...

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ON FALLING

ON FALLING

We’ve all fallen. Some of us hard. It’s a fine line - owning a trail or groaning on your back next to a trail. This New Yorker documentary examines falling through the experiences ...

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ADVICE FROM DOWNHILL RACING’S G.O.A.T

ADVICE FROM DOWNHILL RACING’S G.O.A.T

“You’ve got to switch off to switch on.” That’s one of Greg Minnaar’s bits of advice in this GMBN video, shot recently in conjunction with Oakley, where he’s relaxing at home in P ...

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SEBASTIAN FLYNN – THE LITTLE GUY THAT JUMPS BIG

SEBASTIAN FLYNN – THE LITTLE GUY THAT JUMPS BIG

There aren’t many South African seven-year-olds clearing big gap jumps and landing huge drop-offs. Sebastian Flynn, a Grade 2 learner at SACS Junior in Cape Town is one of them. T ...

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