Champion downhill hill bicycle racer who won the Downhill Globe Cup Championship 3 x. He first found national interest at age group 17 when he competed in the UCI Hill Bike World Glass. Not limited by simply biking, he also competed in the Dusi Canoe Marathon, as well as the Roof of Africa Enduro Motorbike race. He was raised in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa. His house country is even more known for great rugby players like Coenie Oosthuizen than for hill bikers.