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2017 Overall Results - Women

Cat Pos 3.
GC Pos 44.
Time 32:26.46,0
Distance 651km
Avg. Speed 20.06km/h
Climbing 14550m

2017 Stage Results - Women

Prologue 1. Cat, 36. GC
1:15.26,6 Stage Win
Stage 1 2. Cat, 42. GC
5:19.36,0 +9.31,8
Stage 2 2. Cat, 47. GC
3:05.57,6 +5,9
Stage 3 1. Cat, 40. GC
3:41.20,6 Stage Win
Stage 4 3. Cat, 57. GC
5:09.40,5 +3.42,3
Stage 5 1. Cat, 34. GC
4:28.51,0 Stage Win
Stage 6 7. Cat, 94. GC
5:51.26,7 +35.08,3
Stage 7 1. Cat, 54. GC
3:34.27,0 Stage Win

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

2018 Team Ascendis Health (Women), Cat Pos: 2., GC Pos: 51., Time: 30:43.35,7

2017 Team Ascendis Health (Women), Cat Pos: 3., GC Pos: 44., Time: 32:26.46,0

51-1 Sabine Spitz

Germany Germany

Epics Completed: 4

Nickname: Sabine

Age: 49

Weight: 60Kg

Height: 167cm

Heart Rate: 48 (rest) 48 (max)

 

Profession: Mountainbike Rider

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Great Event, great experience

Best Results:
- Olympic Gold 2008
- Olympic Silver 2012
- Olympic Bronze 2004
- World Champion MTB Cross-Country 2003
- World Champion MTB Marathon 2009
- European Champion MTB Cross-Country 2007, 2008
- European Champion MTB Marathon 2007, 2015

Absa Cape Epic History:

2019 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 74. Time: 33:14.18,3

2018 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 51. Time: 30:43.35,7

2017 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 44. Time: 32:26.46,0
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 3. Stg 5. Stg 7. (4)

2016 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 46. Time: 33:45.44,5
            Stage Wins: Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (3)

51-2 Robyn De Groot

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 5

Age: 38

Weight: 56kg

Height: 1.64m

Heart Rate: 39bpm (rest) 39bpm (max)

 

Profession: Athlete - Mountain biker & Biokineticist

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It's an incredible event, something that tests our limits, tests partnerships, adds adventure... and in the end its the most prestigious MTB stage race in the world. To be able to compete at an event of this caliber in my own country alongside Ariane Lüthi is really something special.

Best Results:
SA National XCM title for 6 consecutive years
Bronze medal XCM World Championships in 2019 - Grächen (Switzerland)
4th XCM Marathon world Championships 2020 - Turkey
Swiss Epic winners - 2021
Stage wins @ ABSA CAPE EPIC
2nd place overall @ ABSA Cape Epic x 2
3rd place overall @ ABSA Cape Epic x 2

Absa Cape Epic History:

2021 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 33. Time: 31:32.38,0

2018 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 51. Time: 30:43.35,7

2017 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 44. Time: 32:26.46,0
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 3. Stg 5. Stg 7. (4)

2016 - Individual Finisher (Women) Time:

2015 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 55. Time: 38:25.38,1
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. (1)