FirstRand Trans Africa 2018 Riders

John Armstrong

John Armstrong

@J_L_Armstrong R 120.047K funded

  • Nickname : Armies
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Never say never
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Ready or not, FRTA 2018 here we come!
  • Age : 61 years
  • Weight : 74 kg
  • Height : 1.75 m
  • Bike : Specialized
  • Hometown : Waterfall, Durban
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  • Fund Armies
Rob Futselaar

Rob Futselaar

R 85.467K funded

  • Nickname : Futsie
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Life's a climb, but the view is great
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : almost there
  • Age : 43 years
  • Weight : 96 kg
  • Height : 1.86 m
  • Bike : Bianci
  • Hometown : Johannesburg
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  • Fund Futsie
Anthony Kirkwood

Anthony Kirkwood

R 19.2K funded

  • Nickname : Ant
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : I am ready for Transafrica!
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 28 years
  • Weight : 110 kg
  • Height : 1.8 m
  • Bike : Titan Carbon
  • Hometown : Pietermaritzburg
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  • Fund Ant
Christo Botha

Christo Botha

R 20K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Embrace the burn
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 55 years
  • Weight : 91 kg
  • Height : 1.86 m
  • Bike : Specialized EPIC
  • Hometown : Kloof-Durban
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  • Fund Christo Botha
Pieter Hougaard

Pieter Hougaard

R 20.5K funded

  • Nickname : Piet Skiet
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Saving my legs for tomorrow
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 52 years
  • Weight : 78 kg
  • Height : 1.82 m
  • Bike : Giant XTC
  • Hometown : Pinetown
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  • Fund Piet Skiet
Justin Bircher

Justin Bircher

R 51.8K funded

  • Nickname : Just
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Hardships prepare ordinary people for an extraordinary destiny
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Ready or not here I come!
  • Age : 40 years
  • Weight : 82 kg
  • Height : 1.83 m
  • Bike : Rocky Mountain
  • Hometown : Kloof
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  • Fund Just
Henry Collins

Henry Collins

R 86.708K funded

  • Nickname : Hens
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : It never gets easier, you just get faster
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Getting there
  • Age : 51 years
  • Weight : 85 kg
  • Height : 1.83 m
  • Bike : Bianci Methanol
  • Hometown : #Joburg
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  • Fund Hens
William Wilson

William Wilson

R 86.44K funded

  • Nickname : Will
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Kan nie wag nie! Ding Ding
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 42 years
  • Weight : 92 kg
  • Height : 1.86 m
  • Bike : Bianchi
  • Hometown : Benoni
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  • Fund Will
Sorin Dimitriu

Sorin Dimitriu

R 35K funded

  • Nickname : Sorin
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Life is like riding a bicycle, in order to keep your balance you must keep moving (A. Einstein)
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 62 years
  • Weight : 82 kg
  • Height : 1.82 m
  • Bike : GT Zaskar
  • Hometown : Kloof
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  • Fund Sorin
Ross Thomson

Ross Thomson

R 41.043K funded

  • Nickname : Thommo
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : The future depends on what you do today
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 43 years
  • Weight : 81 kg
  • Height : 1.89 m
  • Bike : Specialized EPIC COMP
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
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  • Fund Thommo
Michelle Kemp

Michelle Kemp

R 137.4K funded

  • Nickname : Mich
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : The miracle is in the stretch
  • Gender : Girl
  • Fitness level : Getting there, just them hills
  • Age : 41 years
  • Weight : 72 kg
  • Height : 1.72 m
  • Bike : Specialized
  • Hometown : Westville
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  • Fund Mich
Wiebe Zoetmulder

Wiebe Zoetmulder

R 120K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : For every downhill there is an uphill
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 58 years
  • Weight : 88 kg
  • Height : 1.80 m
  • Bike : Giant
  • Hometown : Durban
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  • Fund Wiebe Zoetmulder
Nic van Zyl

Nic van Zyl

R 16K funded

  • Nickname : Nic
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Challenges are what makes life interesting, and overcoming them is what makes life meaningful.
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 57 years
  • Weight : 84 kg
  • Height : 1.87 m
  • Bike : Santa Cruz
  • Hometown : Kloof, Durban
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  • Fund Nic
Pieter Pretorius

Pieter Pretorius

R 15.1K funded

  • Nickname : Piet
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying :
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 45 years
  • Weight : 94 kg
  • Height : 1.74 m
  • Bike : Giant
  • Hometown : Waterfall
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  • Fund Piet
Fraser Pirie

Fraser Pirie

R 20K funded

  • Nickname : Doc
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : No mountain to high
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 56 years
  • Weight : 72 kg
  • Height : 1.80 m
  • Bike : Giant Anthem X
  • Hometown : Durban
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  • Fund Doc
Wayne Gifford

Wayne Gifford

R 39.7K funded

  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Hang in there
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 58 years
  • Weight : 99 kg
  • Height : 1.86 m
  • Bike : Specialized
  • Hometown : Kloof
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  • Fund Wayne Gifford
Wendy Becket

Wendy Becket

R 30.323K funded

  • Nickname : Wendy
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : This chalenge will make me strong, I am stronger than this challenge
  • Gender : Girl
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 48 years
  • Weight : 54 kg
  • Height : 1.6 m
  • Bike : Scott
  • Hometown : Kloof
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  • Fund Wendy
Samuel Tennant

Samuel Tennant

R 39.125K funded

  • Nickname : Sam
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying : Are we there yet?
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 31 years
  • Weight : 75 kg
  • Height : 1.73 m
  • Bike : Specialized Gravel
  • Hometown :
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  • Fund Sam
Terence McGee

Terence McGee

R 15.3K funded

  • Nickname : Terry
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying :
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 61 years
  • Weight : 82 kg
  • Height : 1.82 m
  • Bike : Specialized
  • Hometown : Durban
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  • Fund Terry
David Swart

David Swart

R 35.1K funded

  • Nickname : David
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying :
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : 45 years
  • Weight : 80 kg
  • Height : 1.82 m
  • Bike : Specialized
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
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  • Fund David
Brad du Plessis

Brad du Plessis

R 26K funded

  • Nickname : Brad
  • Starting leg : 1
  • Saying :
  • Gender : Guy
  • Fitness level : Not ready
  • Age : years
  • Weight : 85 kg
  • Height : 1.91 m
  • Bike : Specialized
  • Hometown : Hillcrest
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  • Fund Brad

And that’s our group of pioneers for 2018.

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