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2012 Overall Results - Women

Cat Pos 1.
GC Pos 29.
Time 38:34.11,8
Distance 779km
Avg. Speed 20.2km/h
Climbing 16300m

2012 Stage Results - Women

Prologue 1. Cat, 32. GC
1:29.27,3 Stage Win
Stage 1 1. Cat, 27. GC
5:20.04,3 Stage Win
Stage 2 1. Cat, 31. GC
4:54.27,2 Stage Win
Stage 3 1. Cat, 31. GC
6:26.53,0 Stage Win
Stage 4 1. Cat, 36. GC
5:50.11,7 Stage Win
Stage 5 3. Cat, 48. GC
6:43.10,8 +27.59,4
Stage 6 1. Cat, 28. GC
4:35.45,3 Stage Win
Stage 7 1. Cat, 39. GC
3:14.12,2 Stage Win

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

2014 Team Meerendal (Women), Cat Pos: 2., GC Pos: 29., Time: 35:32.38,1

2012 Team Wheels4Life (Women), Cat Pos: 1., GC Pos: 29., Time: 38:34.11,8

50-1 Sally Bigham

England England

Epics Completed: 5

Nickname: Iron Sally

Age: 40

Weight: 52kg

Height: 1.65m

Heart Rate: 38bpm (rest) 38bpm (max)

 

Profession: Professional Mountain Biker

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
South Africa and the Cape Epic are very special and I didn't want to miss being part of one of the best, if not the best, stage race in the world!

Best Results:
Silver World Marathon Championships 2013
Silver European Marathon Championships 2014, 2013, 2012, 2011
5 x British Marathon Champion

Leadville 100 winner (new course record)
3 x Transalp winner
2 x Alpen Tour winner
3 x Andalucia Bike Race winner
4 x Roc D'Aur Marathon winner

Absa Cape Epics History:

2016 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 47. Time: 33:51.30,3

2015 - Did not finish (Women)

2014 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 29. Time: 35:32.38,1
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. (1)

2013 - Did not finish (Women)

2012 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 29. Time: 38:34.11,8
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2011 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 75. Time: 37:44.09,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 3. (1)

2010 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 32. Time: 35:51.45,2

50-2 Esther Suss

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 9

Age: 44

Weight: 53kg

Height: 1.67m

Heart Rate: 36bpm (rest) 36bpm (max)

 

Best Results:
5th London Olympic Games 2012
4th 2012 XCO World Championships
Silver Medallist 2012 XCO European Champions
Silver Medallist 2011 XCM Swiss Championship
2 x Bronze Medallist XCM World Championships
2010 XCM Word Champion
2010 Swiss cyclist of the year

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Individual Finisher (Women) Time: 33:41.34,4

2017 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 37. Time: 31:39.43,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 4. (3)

2016 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 54. Time: 35:02.03,9

2015 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 79. Time: 39:54.25,7

2014 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 29. Time: 35:32.38,1
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. (1)

2013 - Did not finish (Women)

2012 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 29. Time: 38:34.11,8
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2011 - Winner (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 30. Time: 33:53.12,5
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. (7)

2010 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 27. Time: 35:17.00,9
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 3. Stg 4. (3)

2009 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 23. Time: 32:51.55,6