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2008 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 1.
GC Pos 1.
Time 36:01.44,7
Distance 966km
Avg. Speed 26.81km/h
Climbing 18529m

2008 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 2. Cat, 2. GC
32.01,7 +57,3
Stage 1 6. Cat, 6. GC
4:49.15,3 +9.40,7
Stage 2 1. Cat, 1. GC
5:07.11,4 Stage Win
Stage 3 1. Cat, 1. GC
4:16.01,8 Stage Win
Stage 4 3. Cat, 3. GC
4:29.01,2 +23,3
Stage 5 5. Cat, 5. GC
5:19.25,6 +8.33,2
Stage 6 3. Cat, 3. GC
4:53.03,5 +2,4
Stage 7 5. Cat, 5. GC
3:54.07,8 +8.58,0
Stage 8 3. Cat, 3. GC
2:42.26,4 +5,1

Roel and Jakob have completed both the Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2008 Team Cannondale Vredestein (Men), Cat Pos: 1., GC Pos: 1., Time: 36:01.44,7

2007 Team Cannondale-Vredestein1 (Men), Cat Pos: 2., GC Pos: 2., Time: 33:11.24,0

2-1 Roel Paulissen

Belgium Belgium

Epics Completed: 5

Nickname: fastroel

Age: 41

Weight: 65 kg

Height: 1,80 m

Heart Rate: 33 bpm (rest) 33 bpm (max)

 

Profession: Professional Mountain Biker

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
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Best Results:
2 x XCM World Champion (2008, 2009)
Silver Medallist 2007 XCM World Championships
Bronze Medallist 2006 XCM World Championships
2 x Bronze Medallist XCO World Championships
10 x Belgium Champion
2004 Overall World Cup winner
4 Olympic Games

Absa Cape Epics History:

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 4. Time: 30:47.27,9
            Stage Wins: Stg 5. (1)

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 10. GC Pos: 10. Time: 32:09.58,7

2008 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 36:01.44,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. (2)

2007 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 33:11.24,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 5. (3)

2-2 Jakob Fuglsang

Denmark Denmark

Epics Completed: 2

Nickname: Danish Dynamite!

Age: 32

 

Profession: professional moutainbike racer

Best Results:
Overall World Cup win <23 in 2005, 2nd at European Championships 2005, 5th at World Championships 2006, Danish National Champion 2006

Absa Cape Epics History:

2008 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 36:01.44,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. (2)

2007 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 33:11.24,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 5. (3)