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2017 Overall Results - Men

Cat Pos 12.
GC Pos 12.
Time 28:06.53,4
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 23.16km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Men

Prologue 6. Cat, 6. GC
1:05.15,7 +3.23,3
Stage 1 7. Cat, 7. GC
4:31.09,4 +5.34,4
Stage 2 11. Cat, 11. GC
2:39.01,4 +5.44,9
Stage 3 6. Cat, 6. GC
3:06.21,1 +2.35,1
Stage 4 7. Cat, 7. GC
4:15.16,3 +5.16,0
Stage 5 8. Cat, 8. GC
4:00.11,7 +9.33,2
Stage 6 13. Cat, 14. GC
4:49.23,1 +22.44,2
Stage 7 49. Cat, 82. GC
3:40.14,7 +42.59,8

Karl and Urs have completed four of the five Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2017 Team Bulls (Men), Cat Pos: 12., GC Pos: 12., Time: 28:06.53,4

2016 Team Bulls (Men), Cat Pos: 1., GC Pos: 1., Time: 28:13.28,4

2015 Team Bulls (Men), Cat Pos: 3., GC Pos: 3., Time: 31:35.23,0

2014 Team Bulls (Men), Did not finish race

2013 Team Bulls (Men), Cat Pos: 2., GC Pos: 2., Time: 29:47.55,3

1-1 Karl Platt

Germany Germany

Epics Completed: 13

Nickname: plattos

Age: 39

Weight: 70kg

Height: 1.80m

Heart Rate: 44bpm (rest) 44bpm (max)

 

Profession: Professional Mountain Biker

Best Results:
4 x Absa Cape Epic winner
7 x Transalp winner
TransGermany winner
TransSchwarzwald winner
Transrockies winner
2 x German XCM Champion

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 12. GC Pos: 12. Time: 28:06.53,4

2016 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 28:13.28,4
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 3. (3)

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 3. Time: 31:35.23,0

2014 - Did not finish (Men)

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 29:47.55,3
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. (2)

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 33:03.00,2
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. (1)

2011 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 3. Time: 29:05.53,7

2010 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 29:47.46,0

2009 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 28:10.13,8
            Stage Wins: Stg 4. (1)

2008 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 36:10.48,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 5. Stg 8. (2)

2007 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 33:08.00,7
            Stage Wins: Prlg. (1)

2006 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3 GC Pos: 3 Time: 35:18:21.0

2005 - Finisher

2004 - Finisher

1-2 Urs Huber

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 7

Nickname: swissmachine

Age: 32

Weight: 74kg

Height: 1.84m

Heart Rate: 36 (rest) 36 (max)

 

Profession: mtb proffesional

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Train hard, win easy.

Best Results:
2016 ABSA Cape Epic winner
5 times winner and recordholder Grand Raid
3 times XCM Swiss Champion
4 x Crocodile Trophy winner
2011 Transalp winner
3rd XCM World Championships 2008
3rd XCM European Championships 2008

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 12. GC Pos: 12. Time: 28:06.53,4

2016 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 28:13.28,4
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 3. (3)

2015 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 3. Time: 31:35.23,0

2014 - Individual Finisher (Men) Time: 32:27.44,4

2013 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 29:47.55,3
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. (2)

2012 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 11. GC Pos: 11. Time: 33:58.14,0

2011 - Did not finish (Men)

2009 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 9. GC Pos: 9. Time: 29:54.06,3