EP14: Santa Cruz Syndicate at the Sea Otter Classic

04/23/2019

For Episode 14 of #RideShimano Radio, we were joined by a group of legendary Downhill Racers, the Santa Cruz Syndicate Team, at the 2019 Sea Otter Classic.

Loris Vergier, Steve Peat, Luca Shaw and Greg Minnaar sat down to chat with Shimano Mountain Bike Sports Marketing Manager Joe Lawwill and #RideShimano Radio Host Frank Martinez to chat about the season ahead.

 

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Live from the Shimano Booth at the 2019 Sea Otter Classic
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Steve Peat, or "Peaty," as he's referred to by most in the mountain bike world shares a few laughs with his teammates.
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American born racer Luca Shaw enters his third season with the Syndicate team. Luca finished 2019 with a career-best 2nd place at the Losinj World Cup and will be chasing the top of the Podium in 2019. Lucky for him, he's teammates with the winningest Downhill mountain bike racers in the World - Greg Minnaar. Minnaar is a three time World Champion, with 21 World Cup career victories to his name.
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The young Frenchman Loris Vergier took his first Elite World Cup win in 2018 in Vallnord. Loris is ready to bring the excitement and energy for 2019.
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Thank you to the Santa Cruz Syndicate Team for joining us at the 2019 Sea Otter Classic. We look forward to an exciting season of Downhill racing!