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Missy Giove

Melissa Giove is an American professional downhill mountain biker. Her nickname is The Missile.

 
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Peter Sagan

Peter Sagan is a Slovak professional road bicycle racer for UCI WorldTeam Bora–Hansgrohe. Sagan had a successful junior cyclo-cross and mountain bike racing career, winning the Junior Mountain Bike World Championship in 2008, before moving to road racing.

 
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Danny MacAskill

Daniel "Danny" MacAskill is a Scottish trials cyclist, from Dunvegan on the Isle of Skye. He works professionally as a street trials pro rider for Inspired Bicycles Ltd and Santa Cruz. He released April 2009, a five-and-a-half-minute street trials video, filmed by his flatmate Dave Sowerby, on YouTube on 19 April 2009 to popular acclaim and widespread media attention. The video features stunts performed by MacAskill set to "The Funeral" by Band of Horses.

 
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Martyn Ashton

Martyn Ashton is a Mountain Biker who is paralysed from the waist down. He is a former British and World Champion mountain bike trials rider, stunt rider and team manager. He had been riding professional trials since 1993 and is often described as a mountain biking legend. He has been credited with turning trials from a niche form of riding into the sport it is today. Ashton was paralysed in an accident in 2013, during a bike trials demo at the British Moto GP. Ashton is also vegan.

 
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Downhill mountain biking

Downhill mountain biking (DH) is a genre of mountain biking practiced on steep, rough terrain that often features jumps, drops, rock gardens and other obstacles.

 
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Gary Fisher

Gary Christopher Fisher is considered one of the inventors of the modern mountain bike.

 
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Simon Richardson (English cyclist)

Simon Richardson is a retired elite racing cyclist from Bristol who last rode for Team IG–Sigma Sport.

 
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Cadel Evans

Cadel Lee Evans is an Australian former professional racing cyclist who finished in the Top 10 of eleven Grand Tours and won the 2011 Tour de France. Early in his career, he was a champion mountain biker, winning the World Cup in 1998 and 1999 and placing seventh in the men's cross-country mountain bike race at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney. Evans is a four time Olympian.

 
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Mountain bike racing

Mountain bike racing is the competitive cycle sport discipline of mountain biking held on off-road terrain. The Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) recognised the discipline relatively late in 1990, when it sanctioned the world championships in Durango, Colorado. The first UCI Mountain Bike World Cup series took place in 1988. Its nine-race circuit covered two continents—Europe and North America—and was sponsored by Grundig. Cross-country racing was the only World Cup sport at this time. In 1993, a six-event downhill World Cup was introduced. In 1996, cross-country mountain biking events were added to the Olympic Games. In 2006, cross-country mountain biking events became part of the World Deaf Cycling Championships for the first time in San Francisco, USA.

 
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Rachel Atherton

Rachel Laura Atherton is a professional racing cyclist specialising in downhill mountain bike racing, and is a multiple UCI World Champion.

 
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Steve Peat

Steve Peat, nicknamed "Sheffield Steel" or more commonly just "Peaty", is a professional downhill mountain biker who was born and lives in Chapeltown, Sheffield, England. Prior to his career as a professional mountain biker Peat was employed as a plumber by James Lamb. He is married to Adele Croxon and has two sons, Jake and George Peat.

 
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Sam Hill (cyclist)

Sam Hill, is an Australian professional enduro mountain biker and former professional downhill racer. He was two time consecutive UCI World Downhill Champion during years 2006–2007 for Iron Horse racing team. He won the 2010 world championships in Mont Saint Anne, riding for the Monster Energy Specialized team on a Specialized Demo 8 II. He also won the 2007 and 2009 UCI Elite Men's Downhill World Cup (Overall). In December 2012 it was announced that Hill had signed for the Chain Reaction Cycles/Nukeproof team. As of 2016, Hill has switched to racing enduro and won the 2017 Enduro World Series overall title. In the same year he raced the Downhill World Championships in Cairns, Australia on his enduro bike where he finished sixth.

 
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Aaron Gwin

Aaron Holmes Gwin is an American professional downhill mountain biker from Morongo Valley, California. He is a five-time World Cup overall champion. Aaron G(win) is undoubtedly the best mountain biker in the world.

 
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Andreu Lacondeguy

Andreu Lacondeguy is a freeride Mountain biker from Barcelona, Spain, born January 12, 1989. He is a 2013 Munich X-Games bronze medalist in the Mountain Bike Slopestyle event and a Red Bull Rampage Winner in 2014.

 
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Shaun Palmer

Shaun Palmer is an American professional snowboarder, skier, mountain biker, and motocross rider. "Palm Daddy" is known as one of the forefathers of extreme sports.