MARISKE COMPLETED THE SIX-LAP COURSE IN 1:23:39 AHEAD OF CHERIE REDECKER-1:25:39 AND CANDICE LILL-1:26:33.
Photo: Ulla von Holtzz
“It was a challenging course, but absolutely fun. The track had loads of climbing and technical descent,” she said after the African mtb.
“The relay before the race was a good wake up for my leg, I felt super strong and ready to race. I led from the start which was fun to do.”
Silverback rider, Luke Moir was unlucky. He picked up two punctures on the course, resulting in a fifth-place finish.
“I was super confident going into the race African mtb race. I posted a really good lap time during the team relays the evening before.”
“Unfortunately, I suffered on the fourth lap where I suffered a major puncture,” adds Luke.
He completed the race in 1:04:23 in the Junior men’s category.
“My Silverback Stratos handled the terrain very well. Now I am looking forward to the race season ahead of me,” adds after race at the African mtb race says Mariske.
Mariske has one more race in South Africa before she heads to Europe again.
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