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

2019 Team InvestecSongoSpecialized 2 (Men), Riding

20-1 Christoph Sauser

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 12

Nickname: Susi, Schmoose

Age: 42

Weight: 70kg

Height: 1.81m

Heart Rate: 35bpm (rest) 35bpm (max)

 

Profession: Bike Pro

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
Its the Tour de France for us mountain bikers. By far the best and most professional race of the year!

Best Results:
2007, 2011, 2013 XCM World Champion
2008 XCO World Champion
2 x World Cup Overall Winner
14 x World Cup Wins
Bronze Medallist 2000 Summer Olympic Games

Absa Cape Epics History:

2017 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 26:43.13,9
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. (2)

2016 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 33. GC Pos: 39. Time: 33:28.41,5

2015 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 31:00.57,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 5. Stg 6. (5)

2014 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 30:42.22,4
            Stage Wins: Stg 3. (1)

2013 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 29:40.44,9
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. (4)

2012 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 31:46.50,5
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 7. (6)

2011 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 1. Time: 28:44.44,0
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 4. Stg 5. (5)

2010 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 2. Time: 29:57.49,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. (3)

2009 - Finisher (Men)
            Cat Pos: 6. GC Pos: 6. Time: 29:08.40,5
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 5. (5)

2008 - Did not finish (Men)

2007 - Individual Finisher (Men) Time: 35:55.56,7

2006 - Winner (Men)
            Cat Pos: 1 GC Pos: 1 Time: 34:41:41.0

2005 - Finisher

20-2 Simon Andreassen

Denmark Denmark

Epics Completed: none

Age: 21

 

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