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Buy Greg Minnaar’s Maribor 2021 race kit for charity

Last Friday we were fortunate enough to be part of a fundraiser in Morzine organised by Satellite Coffee (the best cafe in town, frequented by the world’s fastest riders and greatest caffeine guzzlers). The event took place at Satellite and across the street at the Santa Cruz Bicycles Morzine showroom. We had a photo and art exhibition (with shots from Meltdown by Sven Martin, Boris Beyer and Seb Schieck plus posters by Jon Gregory) and books for sale, plus there was amazing pizza by Damian McArthur (a local photographer, chef and good guy) and tasty beer.

100% of proceeds are going to Secours en Montagne, a volunteer mountain rescue association that gets us all off the hill when we fall off bikes and skis and stuff (it also helps train mountain rescue pros).

Part of the event is ongoing. Along with Satellite, we are auctioning Greg Minnaar’s podium-placing race kit from Maribor World Cup 2021. Read below for the details and get involved with the auction here. Again, all proceeds go to Secours en Montagne. Big thanks to Greg for the kit.

Go straight to the auction by clicking here or read below for all the info.

Title image by Sven Martin

Greg Minnaar race kit auction

This auction is for the O’Neal jersey and pants worn by Greg Minnaar at the UCI World Cup DH race in Maribor on 15 August 2021. Perhaps one of the best races we’ve seen in recent years? Greg placed fourth in a tightly packed top-five. The complete race kit, jersey and pants, will go to the highest bidder.

A very rare chance to own a full podium-placing kit from the GOAT himself, Greg Minnaar.

Greg donated his kit to this auction organised by a friend who recently broke his neck in a mountain bike accident. The accident occurred in the French Alps and required a helicopter evacuation from the backcountry. Thanks to the swift and precise action of the rescue services and hospital staff, his friend will be back to normal in a few months!

All funds raised go to Secours en Montage 74 in France, the volunteer mountain rescue service in the area the accident occurred.

Massive thanks to Greg, Lyle and the Santa Cruz Syndicate.

The highest bidder takes the full kit which will be sent cost-free by recorded delivery to the winner or can be collected from the Santa Cruz showroom in Morzine, France.

The auction ends this Friday 27th August at 8 pm.

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