International Cycling

WATCH: Minnaar's winning ride

2015-06-08 10:37
Greg Minnaar (File)

Cape Town - South Africa's Greg Minnaar shocked the field at the MTB Downhill World Cup in Fort William this weekend, beating America's Aaron Gwin to first place in the second leg of the season.

At 33 years of age and with a thumb injury plaguing his preparations for the 2015 season, Minnaar raced to 22nd in the first leg in France back in April and it appeared that he was in for a tough year (READ: Minnaar looks to get season going).

But when he lined up in Scotland this past weekend, he gave a performance that evoked memories of years past. 

Minnaar now joins team-mate Steve Peat with 17 World Cup wins to his name - the most the sport has ever seen. 

WATCH: SA's Greg Minnaar stuns field to win Fort William World Cup

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