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2017 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 185.
GC Pos 378.
Time 46:35.55,4
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 13.97km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 206. Cat, 424. GC
1:41.37,4 +39.44,10
Stage 1 241. Cat, 536. GC
8:59.56,2 +4:34.21,2
Stage 2 201. Cat, 425. GC
4:44.10,5 +2:10.54,0
Stage 3 197. Cat, 410. GC
5:33.19,6 +2:29.33,6
Stage 4 178. Cat, 360. GC
7:01.25,4 +2:51.25,1
Stage 5 189. Cat, 393. GC
6:35.39,8 +2:45.01,3
Stage 6 185. Cat, 370. GC
7:42.38,4 +3:15.59,5
Stage 7 132. Cat, 263. GC
4:17.08,1 +1:19.53,2

Reuben and Kevin Rodney have completed both the Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2017 Team Driepoot (Men), Cat Pos: 185., GC Pos: 378., Time: 46:35.55,4

2016 Team Driepoot (Men), Cat Pos: 192., GC Pos: 426., Time: 51:40.41,8

234-1 Reuben Van Niekerk

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 4

Age: 33

 

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
To be the first amputee to complete this race. and then I finished it..and the bug bit and I went on to be the first person with any form of disability to join the Amabubesi club. Just love this race

Best Results:
Being the first lower limb amputee to complete the Absa Cape Epic in 2014 and the first person with a disability to join the Amabubesi club in 2016

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 185. GC Pos: 378. Time: 46:35.55,4

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 192. GC Pos: 426. Time: 51:40.41,8

2015 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 51. GC Pos: 512. Time: 63:39.50,0

2014 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 49. GC Pos: 503. Time: 57:06.41,3

2013 - Did not finish (Men)

234-2 Kevin Rodney Benkenstein

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 2

Nickname: Benky

Age: 31

 

Profession: Marketing

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
The challenge, the mateship.

Best Results:
The next 8 days

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 185. GC Pos: 378. Time: 46:35.55,4

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 192. GC Pos: 426. Time: 51:40.41,8