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2018 Overall Results - Masters

Cat Pos 6.
GC Pos 43.
Time 30:10.06,4
Distance 653km
Avg. Speed 21.65km/h
Climbing 13530m

2018 Stage Results - Masters

Prologue 15. Cat, 89. GC
0:57.41,8 +7.25,9
Stage 1 8. Cat, 52. GC
4:46.23,9 +20.06,5
Stage 2 8. Cat, 55. GC
4:42.48,1 +22.48,6
Stage 3 8. Cat, 54. GC
5:09.41,7 +23.56,9
Stage 4 5. Cat, 40. GC
5:12.06,3 +21.31,7
Stage 5 8. Cat, 48. GC
2:11.04,9 +13.14,9
Stage 6 6. Cat, 42. GC
3:48.10,9 +22.42,2
Stage 7 7. Cat, 43. GC
3:22.08,6 +17.14,5

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

2018 Team SCOTT-SRAM old dudes (Masters), Cat Pos: 6., GC Pos: 43., Time: 30:10.06,4

2013 Team Rwanda Cycling 2 (Masters), Cat Pos: 5., GC Pos: 40., Time: 36:33.15,5

2011 Team SCOTT-Swisspower equiped by ODLO (Masters), Cat Pos: 5., GC Pos: 32., Time: 34:06.58,4

2010 Team Project Rwanda (Masters), Did not finish race

71-1 Thomas Frischknecht

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 6

Age: 48

 

Best Results:
1996 Olympic silver medalist
2003 and 2005 XCM World Champion
1996 XCO World Champion
3 times world cup overall champion
17 world cup wins

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 43. Time: 30:10.06,4

2017 - Winner (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 36. Time: 31:27.29,4
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (8)

2013 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 40. Time: 36:33.15,5

2011 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 32. Time: 34:06.58,4

2010 - Individual Finisher (Masters) Time: 36:47.58,9

2008 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 39. GC Pos: 50. Time: 45:53.34,0

2007 - Did not finish (Men)

71-2 Urs Gerig

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 3

Age: 53

 

Profession: Sport Coach

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
I got a ugly scar last year and had to stop. This is the second try to finish!

Best Results:
Multi-sportsman with experience at top level in running, triathlon, mountain biking and Nordic Walking.

Absa Cape Epics History:

2018 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 43. Time: 30:10.06,4

2013 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 40. Time: 36:33.15,5

2011 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 5. GC Pos: 32. Time: 34:06.58,4

2010 - Did not finish (Masters)