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2019 Overall Results - Grand Masters

Cat Pos 72.
GC Pos 547.
Time 51:15.54,1
Distance 630km
Avg. Speed 12.29km/h
Climbing 16650m

2019 Stage Results - Grand Masters

Prologue 91. Cat, 657. GC
01:28.20,6 +35.14,4
Stage 1 82. Cat, 631. GC
08:39.12,3 +3:30.01,2
Stage 2 75. Cat, 596. GC
07:08.05,3 +2:56.47,1
Stage 3 84. Cat, 612. GC
09:03.12,3 +3:47.44,6
Stage 4 84. Cat, 596. GC
03:09.39,5 +1:16.32,7
Stage 5 70. Cat, 517. GC
08:24.05,1 +3:29.53,7
Stage 6 71. Cat, 524. GC
07:49.02,8 +3:25.39,7
Stage 7 63. Cat, 475. GC
05:34.15,8 +2:15.45,5

Andy and Stephen have completed all of the six Absa Cape Epics they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2019 Team World Famous Salty Balls (Grand Masters), Cat Pos: 72., GC Pos: 547., Time: 51:15.54,1

2017 Team World Famous Salty Balls (Grand Masters), Cat Pos: 40., GC Pos: 467., Time: 50:48.20,6

2015 Team World Famous Salty Balls (Grand Masters), Cat Pos: 36., GC Pos: 493., Time: 58:58.10,9

2013 Team World Famous Salty Balls (Grand Masters), Cat Pos: 31., GC Pos: 454., Time: 56:29.14,1

2011 Team World Famous Team Salty Balls (Masters), Cat Pos: 126., GC Pos: 433., Time: 53:45.01,3

2008 Team SALTY BALLS (Masters), Cat Pos: 89., GC Pos: 387., Time: 69:03.23,4

118-1 Andy Hodgson

England England

Epics Completed: 6

Nickname: Andy

Age: 59

 

Profession: Coal miner

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
To help Steve in his efforts to lose weight.

Best Results:
Completed the 2003, 2009 Transrockies, 2006 Transalps, 2007 Trans-Scotland and 2008, 2011,2013, 2015 Cape Epic.

Absa Cape Epics History:

2019 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 72. GC Pos: 547. Time: 51:15.54,1

118-2 Stephen Salt

Wales Wales

Epics Completed: 6

Nickname: steve

Age: 65

 

Profession: Retired

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Because Andrew asked me...& because I can (just about) & lot's of people who are dear to me cannot....and I am a Grandad determined to stay young! and I want to compete again in the hardest MB race in the world

Best Results:
As above but also Trans Wales & Trans Cycling MTB events with my present partner Andrew
Finishing my third epic was about the best as i entered the famous club

Absa Cape Epics History:

2019 - Finisher (Grand Masters)
            Cat Pos: 72. GC Pos: 547. Time: 51:15.54,1