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Greg Minnaar has competed at 144 UCI World Cup races; he has raced at 68 World Cup venues across the globe with over 80% of those finishes being inside the 20 fastest riders on the planet. He has won more World Cup races than any other man in the history of the sport. For over a decade Greg Minnaar has partnered with Five Ten and been instrumental in developing the Hellcat range of shoes, making them the most winning shoes of all time.
Minnaar’s unappareled career saw him first break into the coveted top 10 at Big Bear in 1999. He has gone on to have 109 top 10 finishes, 81 podiums and 22 World Cup wins. He won his first race in Kaprun 2001 at the age of just 18 and took his 22nd World Cup win in Lousa, Portugal, an incredible 20 years later.
His career has spanned more than just World Cup success, Greg has competed at 24 UCI World Championships. He has 3 Bronze Medals, 4 Silver Medals and has been crowned World Champion 3 times.
Over the course of Greg’s career, he has beaten every other World Cup winning rider that has dared to challenge him in his career. And his success is not just limited to Downhill Racing. In 2003 Greg took a 4x World Cup win and later went on take 7th at Red Bull Rampage, the most iconic freeride event of a generation.
Greg’s career is decorated with more success than we are ever likely to see again. There will never be another Greg Minnaar and that is why they call him the Greatest Of All Time.See the full photo album from the Hellsend Dirt Compound Here
In 2021 Greg Minnaar continues to push the limits of the sport and challenge for the top step of the Podium. adidas Five Ten has been a part of his journey for over a decade and the latest development of the Hellcat Pro is testament to their commitment to continue to give him the winning edge. But it doesn’t stop there, every detail and design request that Greg has provided is available to all racers and riders around the world. The shoes Greg races in week after week are identical to the shoes sold in stores and online today.Thank you GregDiscover more from Five Ten and the latest Hellcat Pro