At the age of 22, Stevie Smith is a top World Cup contender and a fan favorite everywhere he goes. Steve is renowned for his flat-out, uninhibited style of riding. He’s also one of the most humble guys around, which he attributes to his “Island” upbringing. For someone as dominant in his home country and mountain bike mecca of British Columbia, he is grounded to the core.
Stevie hails from Cassidy, B.C., where he spends the offseason training at Vancouver Island’s Mt. Prevost. Over the last 5 years, he’s solidified his standing as the undisputed king of Canadian downhill racing. His feats include a US Open win in 2008, a second place grab at the 2010 World Championships at Mont-Sainte-Anne, Quebec.
In 2012 he stormed to an impressive 5th overall in the World Cup standings along the way collecting piles of podium finishes. Other highlights included a 2nd place finish at the US Open and a win at the Canadian Open in Whistler.
These results are the byproduct of determination and competitiveness, which extend far beyond the bike. Whether it’s splitting wood for his grandpa, laps on the moto track, training at the gym, or burning through hours on a DH course, Steve always takes it to the next level and finishes the competition.
Steve is not sure what the future holds, but his drive ensures one thing: excellence. Whether it’s more closing segments in the industry’s top films or capturing World Cup podiums, Steve is doing what he’s always wanted to do since first throwing a leg over a DH bike and racing against the World’s best. His time is now.
Birthdate: November 25th, 1989
Birthplace: Nanaimo, BC
Residence: Nanaimo, BC
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