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2019 will be the first Absa Cape Epic Mark and Gerhard ride together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2019 Team Boer & Britt (Men), Riding

474-1 Mark Smith

England England

Epics Completed: 1

Nickname: Mark

Age: 44


Profession: Mining Analyst

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
I love South Africa and Mtb'ing and the EPIC has a powerful self destructive quality that tests your physical and mental strength at every stage. The race has such an emotional draw you just have to come back for more!

Best Results:
Cape EPIC 2017
TransCape 2018
TransPortugal 2018

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Masters)
            Cat Pos: 86. GC Pos: 262. Time: 41:22.11,2

474-2 Gerhard Van Niekerk

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 1

Nickname: G-man

Age: 31


Profession: Sales and Marketing Manager in International Class

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
At first I entered the race in 2013 when I didn't even own a MTB, early after our entry my partner pulled out as they were expecting twins. Now who wants to join a newbie to MTB and then their first Epic. Eventually in 2016 I managed to tick the box, and now I am riding with my partner (MARK) from the UK and we will be raising funds for I Love Boobies.

Best Results:
Completing my first Cape Epic in 2016

Absa Cape Epics History:

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 110. GC Pos: 202. Time: 42:02.14,2