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Thomas and Urs have completed three of the four Absa Cape Epics they entered together. 2019 will be the fifth Absa Cape Epic they ride together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2019 Team SCOTT-SRAM Old Dudes (Masters), Riding

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

62-1 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)

62-2 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)