When Greg and Lucky were on the hunt for two individuals to ride the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge on their behalf a few months ago, they were very clear about who they wanted to replace them. Greg was set on a laid back guy who would go out and have fun (but at least finish the race) while Lucky on the other hand wanted the complete opposite - he wanted a winner, someone who was super competitive and would give the race their all! And that's exactly what they got in Nadine Marais and Scott Redpath when the big day finally arrived.
Kitted in her epic Trek gear, Nadine was set on beating Scott from the very beginning and never looked back! The avid swimmer turned cyclist finished the race with a time of 3:40:12 and true to her competitive nature, she was ecstatic to have finished ahead of Greg's replacement, Scott.
It was good but it was tough. When you get to Kyalami you got 70km’s in your legs and then you have to climb that mine shaftNadine Marais
Riding for the South African Guide Dog association, and determined to finish the race despite the extremely hot weather conditions Scott eventually made it to the finish line about an hour after Nadine, but still super proud to have conquered Joburg's biggest and toughest cycle race.
Watch all the action at the finish line when Nadine and Scott finished the race below
A big thank you to our good friends at Trek Bikes for making sure Scott and Nadine do the Telkom 947 Cycle Challenge in style! They were given brand new bikes and gear to the value of R85 000!
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