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2012 Overall Results - Mixed

Cat Pos 1.
GC Pos 26.
Time 37:33.23,7
Distance 779km
Avg. Speed 20.74km/h
Climbing 16300m

2012 Stage Results - Mixed

Prologue 2. Cat, 42. GC
1:32.46,5 +1.12,4
Stage 1 1. Cat, 25. GC
5:16.25,7 Stage Win
Stage 2 1. Cat, 29. GC
4:48.52,3 Stage Win
Stage 3 1. Cat, 25. GC
6:12.01,3 Stage Win
Stage 4 1. Cat, 26. GC
5:40.24,0 Stage Win
Stage 5 1. Cat, 29. GC
6:19.16,6 Stage Win
Stage 6 1. Cat, 29. GC
4:36.42,8 Stage Win
Stage 7 1. Cat, 28. GC
3:06.54,5 Stage Win

Erik and Ariane have completed all of the three Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2013 Team RE:CM (Mixed), Cat Pos: 1., GC Pos: 25., Time: 34:59.54,4

2012 Team Contego 28E (Mixed), Cat Pos: 1., GC Pos: 26., Time: 37:33.23,7

2011 Team Contego/Giant/Sludge (Mixed), Cat Pos: 2., GC Pos: 41., Time: 34:52.27,7

70-1 Erik Kleinhans

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 10

Nickname: Lion king

Age: 35

 

Profession: Professional Athlete

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It is the biggest Marathon MTB stage race in the world and its on our back yard! I just love to be part of this race.

Best Results:
2009 SA XCO Champion
1st Absa Cape Epic mixed 2012/2013
1st Cape Pioneer Trek men 2009/2013
1st JoBerg2C mixed 2011/2012/2013




Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 14. GC Pos: 14. Time: 28:21.55,9

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 10. GC Pos: 10. Time: 29:20.44,8

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 19. GC Pos: 22. Time: 35:23.31,1

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 8. GC Pos: 8. Time: 32:05.11,5

2013 - Winner (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 25. Time: 34:59.54,4
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2012 - Winner (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 26. Time: 37:33.23,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2011 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 41. Time: 34:52.27,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 7. (1)

2010 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 28. GC Pos: 31. Time: 35:51.10,0

2008 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 12. GC Pos: 12. Time: 39:34.07,4

2007 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 16. GC Pos: 18. Time: 39:01.21,4

70-2 Ariane Lüthi

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 7

Nickname: Ariane

Age: 34

 

Profession: professional mountainbiker

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It's the most prestigious mountainbike stage race in the world and we want to win it.

Best Results:
Winner of the Absa Cape Epic 2012, 2013 in the Mixed and 2014 in the Ladies
Winner of the Swiss Epic 2014
Winner of the South African National Marathon Series 2012 and 2014
Winner of the Swiss National Marathon Series 2013
Swiss Marathon Champion 2013
5th at World Marathon Championships 2014
Winner of the Grand Raid Marathon (SUI) 2013 and 2014

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 51. Time: 32:49.49,2

2016 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 40. Time: 33:30.48,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. (3)

2015 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 35. Time: 37:07.25,3
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2014 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 23. Time: 34:54.53,7
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2013 - Winner (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 25. Time: 34:59.54,4
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2012 - Winner (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 26. Time: 37:33.23,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2011 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 41. Time: 34:52.27,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 7. (1)