South African downhiller Greg Minnaar (Santa Cruz Syndicate) has been formally appointed to the UCI Mountain Bike Commission, effectively as the gravity riders' representative.
The current mountain bike Commission has been without a gravity athlete essentially since Bas de Bever (
As a former downhill World Champion, two-time World Cup Downhill Champion and winner of both Downhill and 4X World Cup races, Minnaar said he is looking forward to the challenges that come along with his new role.
"This is a big honour for me and for
I look forward to working with the Commission, and of course the other riders who I'll be representing. I'm going to have a Riders' Meeting in