BECOMEAN EPICLEGEND


Finishing an Epic Series Legend Race is considered a remarkable achievement.

Completing three is truly special.


Epic Series Races around the world


There are three Epic Series Legend Races: the Swiss Epic, The Pioneer and the pinnacle of the Epic Series – the Absa Cape Epic.

Riders who complete all three are considered to have achieved Epic Legend status and their efforts, sacrifice and dedication is honoured with an Epic Legend medal.

The riders listed below have joined the ranks of Epic Legends and can all consider themselves exceptional athletes – complete mountain bikers.

Epic Legends


Minter Barnard

Absa Cape Epic 2011, 2019
The Pioneer 2016
Swiss Epic 2018

Haley van Leeuwen

Absa Cape Epic 2018
The Pioneer 2017, 2018
Swiss Epic 2018

Timothy Hammond

Absa Cape Epic 2016, 2017, 2018
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2018, 2019

Alan Gordon

Absa Cape Epic 2016, 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2018

Enrico Theuns

Absa Cape Epic 2012, 2013, 2014, 2016, 2017, 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2014

Chak Shing Cheng

Absa Cape Epic 2014, 2016, 2018
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2018

Peter Felber

Absa Cape Epic 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2016, 2018

David Wright

Absa Cape Epic 2013, 2014, 2015, 2017, 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2018

Alexander Donaldson

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2018, 2019

Kylie Burrows

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2016

Glenn Kirk

Absa Cape Epic 2015
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Antonio Faundez

Absa Cape Epic 2017, 2018, 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Benjamin Ramirez

Absa Cape Epic 2017
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Craig Wylie

Absa Cape Epic 2017
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Gavin Wille

Absa Cape Epic 2017
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Jorge Damas

Absa Cape Epic 2017
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Lóan Burger

Absa Cape Epic 2005, 2006, 2007
The Pioneer 2016, 2017, 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Mike Blewitt

Absa Cape Epic 2011
The Pioneer 2017, 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Nick Hansen

Absa Cape Epic 2015
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Marc Whitmill

Absa Cape Epic 2013, 2015
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Paulo Moura

Absa Cape Epic 2017
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Nick Mingay

Absa Cape Epic 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Xavier Scheepers

Absa Cape Epic 2004, 2005, 2006, 2019
The Pioneer 2018
Swiss Epic 2019

Alistair Haigh-Smith

Absa Cape Epic 2013, 2016, 2017, 2018
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Andreas Diacon

Absa Cape Epic 2017, 2018, 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Christophe Villemin

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2018

Denzyl O’donoghue

Absa Cape Epic 2017, 2018, 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Dirk Nel

Absa Cape Epic 2011, 2012, 2015, 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Emma Anderson Cryns

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2017

Florentin Matteudi

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2018

Gudmundur Gislason

Absa Cape Epic 2015
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Ingi Mar Helgason

Absa Cape Epic 2015, 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Jacques Coetzer

Absa Cape Epic 2010
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

James Scharf

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Jose Antonio Peña Salcedo

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2017

Keith Sutcliffe

Absa Cape Epic 2013, 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Maarten Rechterschot

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Marco Zomer

Absa Cape Epic 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Pieter Du Preez

Absa Cape Epic 2017, 2018, 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Rinus Beukes

Absa Cape Epic 2012, 2014, 2015, 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2019

Xixi Zhang

Absa Cape Epic 2018
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2018

Ronel Nel

Absa Cape Epic 2012, 2015, 2019
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2017

Dave Beeche

Absa Cape Epic 2018
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2015

Johann Thorarinsson

Absa Cape Epic 2017
The Pioneer 2019
Swiss Epic 2017