Marcelo Gutierrez


Marcelo Gutierrez

Written by: Spencer Rathkamp
Nationality: Colombian
DOB: May 9, 1990
Residence: Manizales, Colombia
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 183 lbs
Years Riding: 18
Years Racing: 11
Series: UCI Downhill Mountain Bike
Team: Giant Factory Offroad Team


What is your most exciting win?
– Argentina Panamerican Championships in 2007 and Fort William World Cup podiums in 2015 and 2017.

What is your favorite race / venue?
– Fort William, Scotland World Cup.

What would you be doing if you didn’t ride or race?
– Good question; maybe something related to food or psychology.

Other hobbies other than cycling?
– Road biking, running, eating.

Who is your favorite athlete from any sport?
– Muhammad Ali

What is your definition of success?
– Working to become a better person everyday.

Who has been the most influential person in your career?
– My dad.

What is your favorite sport other than cycling?
– Yoga if it’s a sport!

Current vehicle? – Toyota Hilux
Favorite music? – Hard to pick….Latin
Favorite movie? – I don’t know I’m terrible with names!
Favorite tv show? – Breaking Bad

Favorite quote?
– “It’s a matter of whoever wants to pay the price”

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