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The Santa Crus Syndicate was formed in 2006 and is a professional mountain bike race team sponsored by, you guess it, Santa Cruz Bikes. Over the course of the last 10 plus years the team has been around it has featured some of the best downhill racers to date, including Steve Peat and Josh Bryceland.
The current roster , made up of Greg Minnaar, Luca Shaw and Loris Vergier is kept upright by Jason Marsh, Doug Hatfield and Pierre-Alexandre Roche who all do a fantastic job wrench behind the scenes. Of course all of this would not be possible without the motherly touch and guidance of Kathy Sessler.
The Santa Cruz Syndicate is one of the most successful downhill mountain bike teams in history, with numerous UCI World Cup Downhill titles, UCI Downhill World Championships and national race winners passing through the impressive roster at some point.
With a family like feeling within the team and a fun yet serious attitude to racing the Santa Cruz Syndicate really is one of the most exciting teams to follow on the downhill circuit and occasional Enduro World Series Race.