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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.