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    Wessel Botha


    First name: Wessel

    Surname: Botha

    Nationality: South African

    Home language: Afrikaans


    Weight: 70kg

    Height: 186cm

    Strengths: All Rounder

    Years cycling: 6 Years MTB

    I am a passionate cyclist that’s been cycling for the past 6 years and have climbed the ranks to be competitive on a national level. I have been racing MTB in the Cross Country and Marathon disciplines and look forward to venture into road cycling this year to build strength and endurance.

    I am very excited to be part of a pro team, I will definitely learn a lot and hope for some great results!

    Win U23 SA XCO Champs

    Podium at a stage race

    Podium at SA marathon champs

    Qualify for World Champs XCO


    Ashburton Series 2017 – 6th Overall U23 Series Winner

    Ashburton #1 Garbouw – 27th Overall

    Ashburton #2 Sabie – 13th Overall 1st U23

    Ashburton #3 Clarens – 18th D1 2nd U23

    Ashburton #4 Champagne Castle – 7th Overall 1st U23

    Ashburton #5 Van Gaalen – 8th Overall 1st U23

    Ashburton #6 Dullstroom – 7th Overall 2st U23

    Ashburton #7 Kaapsehoop – 7th Overall 1st U23

    Berg & Bush 2017 – 4th Overall

    Wines 2 Whales 2017 – 8th Overall

    Nissan Trailseeker Series – 4th Overall U23 Winner

    Nissan Trailseeker GP #1 – 5th Overall 1st U23

    Nissan Trailseeker GP #2 – 3rd Overall 1st U23

    Nissan Trailseeker GP #4 – 3rd Overall 1st U23

    XCO C1 Windhoek Namibia – 1st Overall

    Gauteng XCO Champs – 1st U23

    SA Cup Bloemfontein – 9th Overall 3rd U23

    SA Cup Cascades – 8th Overall 2nd U23

    SA XCO Champs – 5th U23

    Berg 100 – 3rd overall 1st U23

    Emperors Palace – 1st Overall

    Hollard JUMA 2017 – 1st Overall

    Magalies Monster – 2nd Overall

    USN MTB Cup #4 – 1st Overall

    Rotsvas MTB Challenge – 1st

    Wees Wakker MTB – 3rd

    947 MTB Race – 1st Overall

    2016 Summary:

    1st SA Junior Half Marathon Champs

    1st SA Junior School XCO Champs

    3rd African Continental XCO Champs

    4th SA XCO Champs

    2nd Overall SA XCM Half Marathon Series

    1st Overall Trailseeker Gauteng Series

    1st Overall USN Cup Series

    1st Overall Gauteng XCO Series

    1st Overall JUMA MTB Race

    2nd 947 MTB Race

    Climbing, single track and shorter intense racing.