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2021 Overall Results - Women

Cat Pos 3.
GC Pos 33.
Time 31:32.38,0
Distance 611km
Avg. Speed 19.37km/h
Climbing 14900m

2021 Stage Results - Women

Prologue 3. Cat, 44. GC
00:55.47,3 +1.38,7
Stage 1 2. Cat, 36. GC
04:39.43,8 +4.51,2
Stage 2 2. Cat, 40. GC
04:50.14,9 +1.02,2
Stage 3 2. Cat, 39. GC
04:38.17,0 +3.43,7
Stage 4 3. Cat, 50. GC
03:25.53,0 +6.08,3
Stage 5 3. Cat, 37. GC
05:02.44,1 +11.27,4
Stage 6 3. Cat, 51. GC
04:26.22,3 +12.09,2
Stage 7 3. Cat, 42. GC
03:33.35,2 +11.44,4

Ariane and Robyn have completed the Absa Cape Epic they entered together.
They have achieved the following results together:

2021 Team Salusmed (Women), Cat Pos: 3., GC Pos: 33., Time: 31:32.38,0

50-1 Ariane Lüthi

Switzerland Switzerland

Epics Completed: 9

Nickname: Ariane

Age: 38

Weight: 62kg

Height: 1.75m

Heart Rate: 42bpm (rest) (rest) 42bpm (rest) (max)

 

Profession: professional mountainbiker

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It's the most prestigious mountainbike stage race in the world and we want to win it.

Best Results:
Winner of the Absa Cape Epic 2012, 2013 in the Mixed and 2014, 2015 and 2016 in the Ladies
Winner of the Swiss Epic 2014
Winner of the Swiss National Marathon Series 2013
Swiss Marathon Champion 2013, 2016
5th at World Marathon Championships 2014
Winner of the Grand Raid Marathon (SUI) 2013 and 2014

Absa Cape Epic History:

2021 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 33. Time: 31:32.38,0

2019 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 63. Time: 32:35.09,3

2018 - Did not finish (Women)

2017 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 4. GC Pos: 51. Time: 32:49.49,2

2016 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 40. Time: 33:30.48,0
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. (3)

2015 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 35. Time: 37:07.25,3
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2014 - Winner (Women)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 23. Time: 34:54.53,7
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2013 - Winner (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 25. Time: 34:59.54,4
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2012 - Winner (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 1. GC Pos: 26. Time: 37:33.23,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 1. Stg 2. Stg 3. Stg 4. Stg 5. Stg 6. Stg 7. (7)

2011 - Finisher (Mixed)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 41. Time: 34:52.27,7
            Stage Wins: Stg 7. (1)

50-2 Robyn De Groot

South Africa South Africa

Epics Completed: 5

Age: 38

Weight: 56kg

Height: 1.64m

Heart Rate: 39bpm (rest) 39bpm (max)

 

Profession: Athlete - Mountain biker & Biokineticist

I entered the Absa Cape Epic...
It's an incredible event, something that tests our limits, tests partnerships, adds adventure... and in the end its the most prestigious MTB stage race in the world. To be able to compete at an event of this caliber in my own country alongside Ariane Lüthi is really something special.

Best Results:
SA National XCM title for 6 consecutive years
Bronze medal XCM World Championships in 2019 - Grächen (Switzerland)
4th XCM Marathon world Championships 2020 - Turkey
Swiss Epic winners - 2021
Stage wins @ ABSA CAPE EPIC
2nd place overall @ ABSA Cape Epic x 2
3rd place overall @ ABSA Cape Epic x 2

Absa Cape Epic History:

2021 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 33. Time: 31:32.38,0

2018 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 51. Time: 30:43.35,7

2017 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 3. GC Pos: 44. Time: 32:26.46,0
            Stage Wins: Prlg. Stg 3. Stg 5. Stg 7. (4)

2016 - Individual Finisher (Women) Time:

2015 - Finisher (Women)
            Cat Pos: 2. GC Pos: 55. Time: 38:25.38,1
            Stage Wins: Stg 2. (1)