ABSA Cape Epic

Cape Epic Training Camp - 24 to 26 Jan 2014

ABSA Cape Epic Training Camp – Greyton, 24 to 26 Jan 2014

December 13, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

From the 24th – 26th of January 2014 (3 nights, 3 days of riding), Vanessa Haywood in association with Rockhopper Adventures, will be hosting a Cape Epic training camp in and around the Greyton area! Although the camp is designed for athletes taking part in the Cape Epic, all cyclists are more than welcome. Vanessa is no stranger to stage racing and the Cape Epic in particular. She is a respected endurance athlete having completed two ABSA Cape Epic’s in 2012 and 2013, the Leadville 100 miler in Colorado and many other grueling races. She has graced the covers of many sporting and cycling magazines and owns her own sports marketing and events company. Rockhopper Adventures was founded by Corne Barnard who is a Greyton local and knows the trails in the area like the back of his hand. He was a South African provisional cyclist and completed 2 seasons as a professional cyclist in Belgium. Also an accomplished stage race athlete, Corne coaches mountain biking to youths, owns his own cycling shop and is actively involved in building trails around the Greyton area. He’s been involved in the cycling industry for more than 16 years. Vanessa and Corne,  assisted by […]

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Fitness Magazine – May 2013

May 25, 2013 / by / 0 Comment

I wrote this article for Fitness Magazine (May 2013) about my experience at the ABSA Cape Epic this year…