Tag Archives: Christoph Sauser

SAUSER, PLATT SET TO REVIVE FIERCE RIVALRY AT ATTAKWAS

After a short hiatus, two of global mountain biking’s most successful competitors will revive their rivalry at the Fairview Attakwas Extreme MTB Challenge in South Africa on Saturday. Germany’s Karl Platt (Team Bulls) and Switzerland’s Christoph Sauser (Investec-Songo-Specialized) top the high-profile start list for South Africa’s premier one-day race, which covers a distance of 121km with an accumulated elevation of ...

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Sauser: why I came out of retirement

Swiss mountain biking maestro Christoph Sauser has come out of retirement in a bid to win the Absa Cape Epic for a sixth time, so what was it that persuaded him to get back in the saddle? “Jaroslav (Kulhavy) asked me a few times during the year to race with him again. It began to make me think… . and ...

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Sauser to ride new-look Tour of Good Hope

Three-time marathon mountain biking world champion Christoph Sauser will return to South Africa to ride the Bestmed Tour of Good Hope from February 29. Swiss-born Sauser has been a long-time supporter of the five-day Western Cape road tour, which was previously known as the Tour de Boland. “I am not sure how many in total I have done but definitely ...

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Sauser, Looser ready for W2W title defence

Cape Town – Swiss mountain biking stars Christoph Sauser and Konny Looser will team up one more time to defend their title at the 7th annual FNB Wines2Whales Mountain Bike (MTB) Race that will start at the picturesque Lourensford Wine Estate (Somerset West) on Friday, 06 November 2015. FNB W2W is a three day stage MTB Race. Starting in the Winelands ...

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‘Susi’ Gets Win Number Five

Swiss mountain biking legend Christoph Sauser’s last Absa Cape Epic as a professional rider ended in triumph on Sunday as he inked his name into history by becoming the first person to win it five times. The 31-year-old and Czech partner Jaroslav Kulhavy (Investec-Songo-Specialized) rode conservatively to finish fifth on a sun-drenched 92km final stage from Wellington to Meerendal Wine ...

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Drama On The Finish Line

Switzerland’s Christoph Sauser is 87km away from becoming the first person to win the Absa Cape Epic five times after he and partner Jaroslav Kulhavy of the Czech Republic won Stage 6 in a sprint finish into Wellington on Saturday. For the first time in the seven days of the event Mother Nature chose to smile on the weary competitors: ...

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Day Of Drama At Absa Cape Epic

  In a day of drama, Christoph Sauser Monday laid down a significant marker in his bid to become the first person to win the Absa Cape Epic five times. The Swiss master and his Czech teammate Jaroslav Kulhavy (Investec-Songo-Specialized) showed great form on the 113km Stage 1 as they overcame a puncture to finish the day almost a minute ...

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Absa Cape Epic top contenders choose partners

With four months to go to the 2015 Absa Cape Epic many of the top competitors have chosen their partners … and it is shaping up to be one of the strongest fields ever. Four times winner Christoph Sauser of Switzerland will again be reunited with the Czech Republic’s Jaroslav Kulhavy – the team which won the event convincingly in ...

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