MTB Sponsored Athletes

MTB Sponsored Athletes

IAN ELS

IAN ELS

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Ian Els is a young cyclist from Pretoria who has already racked up some notable titles; including SA XCM Champs, Ashburton National Series, Gauteng Provincial XCO Championship and the SA XCO Championship.

AARON HEYNEKE

AARON HEYNEKE

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Aaron Heyneke is a sixteen-year-old cyclist from Boksburg. He is a passionate and competitive mountain biker, who also participates in road races when he can. His main focus is on XCO, but he enjoys marathon rides too.

JONÉ VAN EEDEN

JONÉ VAN EEDEN

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Joné van Eeden is a 17-year-old cyclist who became a sponsored athlete in early 2019. Her first love is mountain biking, but she also enjoys mixing up her training with a bit of road cycling.

INUS DU PREEZ

INUS DU PREEZ

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Inus is u16 and attends Hoërskool Garsfontein. Until recently, Inus had focused primarily on hockey and cross country, but in the middle of last year he took up cycling.

KITA UYS

KITA UYS

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Kita Uys lives in Kempton Park and goes to school at Hoërskool Waterkloof. Kita was born in 2005 in Centurion, and started riding bicycles soon after she could walk. Kita did her first BMX Nationals six months before her 5th birthday and she has been riding competitively ever since – on all types of bicycles!

REGARDT VAN HENGEL

REGARDT VAN HENGEL

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Regardt van Hengel was born in Pretoria, Gauteng, and is currently 16 years old. He attends Garsfontein High School and is on his way to fulfilling his dream of becoming one of South Africa’s best cyclists, competing on an international level.

JAYDEN SNYMAN

JAYDEN SNYMAN

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Jayden Snyman is currently 16, and was born and raised in Pretoria, Gauteng. His first love is mountain biking; and although only partaking in MTB from 2018, he already competed in his first race in February of that year.

BERTIE ANDERSON

BERTIE ANDERSON

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Bertie Anderson is a 15-year-old cyclist from Pretoria who attends Magalies School. Bertie inherited his love of cycling from his father, and he loves to spend time out on the bike with his dad.

GEANE ENGELBRECHT

GEANE ENGELBRECHT

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Geane Engelbrecht is crazy about ice-cream, playing the guitar and music! Geane has big dreams, and one day she sees herself participating in the World XCO. 

LINÉL ENGELBRECHT

LINÉL ENGELBRECHT

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Linél is a 16-year-old MTB & Road cyclist from Mossel Bay in the Garden Route, Western Cape. She is currently in Grade 10 at Curro Mossel Bay.

LILIAN BABER

LILIAN BABER

HEAD Bikes SA Sponsored Athlete

Lilian Baber was born in 2005 and is from Waterberg, Limpopo.  She started riding when she was 3 years old and has never looked back.