FirstRand Trans Africa 2021 Riders

Piet Pretorius

Piet Pretorius

R 23K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : When you feel good slow down.
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 48 years
  • Weight : 86 kg
  • Height : 1.78 m
  • Bike : Giant
  • Hometown : Kloof
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  • Fund Piet Pretorius
David Hirst

David Hirst

R 51K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Be kind to others always as you do not know what they are going through
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 52 years
  • Weight : 106 kg
  • Height : 1.83 m
  • Bike : Specialised EPIC
  • Hometown : Kloof
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  • Fund David Hirst
Geurt Van Leeuwen

Geurt Van Leeuwen

R 46K funded

  • Nickname : Dutch
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Not if you gonna fall but when
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 63 years
  • Weight : 76 kg
  • Height : 1.76 m
  • Bike : Giant Anyroad
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
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  • Fund Dutch
Edgar Tennant

Edgar Tennant

R 81.67K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying :
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 58 years
  • Weight : 67 kg
  • Height : 172 m
  • Bike : Giant Anthem
  • Hometown : Westville
  •  
  • Fund Edgar Tennant
Fraser Pirie

Fraser Pirie

R 9K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying :
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 57 years
  • Weight : 72 kg
  • Height : 1.80 m
  • Bike : Giant Anthem X
  • Hometown : Ethekwini
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  • Fund Fraser Pirie
Gareth Viljoen

Gareth Viljoen

R 30.05K funded

  • Nickname : GV
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Keep Climbing! Keep Trying!
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 44 years
  • Weight : 100 kg
  • Height : 1.93 m
  • Bike : Scott
  • Hometown : Johannesburg
  •  
  • Fund GV
Wiebe Zoetmulder

Wiebe Zoetmulder

R 210K funded

  • Nickname : Wiebe
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : For every downhill there is an uphill
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 61 years
  • Weight : 89 kg
  • Height : 1.8 m
  • Bike : Giant
  • Hometown : Durban
  •  
  • Fund Wiebe
Harry-John Stott

Harry-John Stott

R 113.7K funded

  • Nickname : Harry
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : You'll find rest when you're dead
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 29 years
  • Weight : 77 kg
  • Height : 1.76 m
  • Bike :
  • Hometown : Mtwalume
  •  
  • Fund Harry
Henry Collins

Henry Collins

R 104.95K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Don't forget to look back
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 52 years
  • Weight : 85 kg
  • Height : 1.82 m
  • Bike : Bianchi
  • Hometown : Johannesburg
  •  
  • Fund Henry Collins
Justin Bircher

Justin Bircher

R 60.25K funded

  • Nickname : Just
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Hardships prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 41 years
  • Weight : 81 kg
  • Height : 1.83 m
  • Bike : Rocky Mountain
  • Hometown : Kloof
  •  
  • Fund Just
Karen Thomson

Karen Thomson

R 41.3K funded

  • Nickname : Kari
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : When its hurting you that's when you can make a difference.
  • Gender : Girl
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 43 years
  • Weight : 54 kg
  • Height : 1.54 m
  • Bike : Specialized
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
  •  
  • Fund Kari
Michele Hughes

Michele Hughes

R 29.3K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying :
  • Gender : Girl
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 43 years
  • Weight : 63 kg
  • Height : 1.70 m
  • Bike :
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
  •  
  • Fund Michele Hughes
Michelle Kemp

Michelle Kemp

R 124.2K funded

  • Nickname : Mich
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Follow me, I am right behind you
  • Gender : Girl
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 42 years
  • Weight : 67 kg
  • Height : 1.72 m
  • Bike : Scott
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
  •  
  • Fund Mich
Rob Futselaar

Rob Futselaar

R 47.85K funded

  • Nickname : Futsie
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Technology can only get you so far...
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 45 years
  • Weight : 100 kg
  • Height : 1.86 m
  • Bike : Bianchi
  • Hometown : Johannesburg
  •  
  • Fund Futsie
Ryno Du Preez

Ryno Du Preez

R 5.35K funded Amount pledged: R 6K

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Hou bene hou.
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 49 years
  • Weight : 90 kg
  • Height : 1.92 m
  • Bike : Marida
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
  •  
  • Fund Ryno Du Preez
Samuel Tennant

Samuel Tennant

R R84K funded Amount pledged: R40K

  • Nickname : Sam
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Its all downhill from here...
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 32 years
  • Weight : 75 kg
  • Height : 1.73 m
  • Bike : Specialized Diverge
  • Hometown : Johannesburg
  •  
  • Fund Sam
Sorin Dimitriu

Sorin Dimitriu

R 37.5K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : It is by cycling that you get to know and love your country
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 63 years
  • Weight : 82 kg
  • Height : 1.82 m
  • Bike : GT Zaskar
  • Hometown : Kloof
  •  
  • Fund Sorin Dimitriu
Andrew Edwards

Andrew Edwards

R 45K funded

  • Nickname : Lucky
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Carpe Diem
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 53 years
  • Weight : 81 kg
  • Height : 1.80 m
  • Bike : Lapierre Prorace 729
  • Hometown : Winston Park Gillitts
  •  
  • Fund Lucky
William Wilson

William Wilson

R 56.1K funded

  • Nickname : Will
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Kannie wag nie
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 44 years
  • Weight : 92 kg
  • Height : 1.83 m
  • Bike : Trek TopFuel 9.8
  • Hometown : Benoni
  •  
  • Fund Will
Brad Du Plessis

Brad Du Plessis

27K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying :
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 48 years
  • Weight : 88 kg
  • Height : 191 m
  • Bike : Specialized
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
  •  
  • Fund Brad Du Plessis
John Armstrong

John Armstrong

R 132.1K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : R U Ridin or R U Hidin
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 62 years
  • Weight : 72 kg
  • Height : 175 m
  • Bike : Specialised Epic
  • Hometown : Epic
  •  
  • Fund John Armstrong

And that’s our group of pioneers for 2021.

Come and support them while they ride, or support them by sponsoring them!