Corné Krige joins the “Ride with a Champ” initiative are excited to announce that Corné Krige will be joining them for this years’ FNB Wines2Whales “Ride with a Champ” initiative, where individuals get the opportunity to bid online for the chance to ride this great event with a well known Champ.

The “Ride with a Champ” initiative is a fundraiser concept that was started 4 years ago by Christoph Sauser in collaboration with FNB Wines2Whales and Stillwater Sports, the company behind this great event.  “We are extremely lucky to have FNB W2W and the Stillwater team generously support us every year by donating these highly sought after entries. This allows us to auction off the opportunity to “Ride with a Champ” and have all the proceeds go towards We are also hugely appreciative of the support from all the high profile athletes who give their time freely to assist in this great initiative”

This year, the following riders will again be joining the “Ride with a Champ” team riding in support of (with their already confirmed partners), Christoph Sauser (Multiple Absa Cape Epic, World Cup and World Championship winner) Cherise Stander (Winner 2014 Momentum Argus Pick n Pay Cycle Tour), Oli Munnik (Bicycling Magazine Gear Editor).

The proceeds of the auction will go to helping with their charitable work.
The proceeds of the auction will go to helping with their charitable work.

“We are thrilled to have Specialized Brand Ambassador and rugby legend, Corné Krige join the “Ride with a Champ” team. We are very excited to be able to offer this amazing opportunity to ride one of the best 3 day stage races on the calendar, the FNB W2W race, with Corné. It really is a once in a life time opportunity and all for a great cause.” Kathy Crabbe

In addition to getting the opportunity to be a part of the “Ride with a Champ” team and ride the amazing FNB W2W trails with this rugby icon, the following is included within the package:

  • 1 x night accommodation (Thurs, 6th Nov) in Somerset West near race start (dinner included)
  • 2 nights accommodation at Tri-Active Lodge which boarders on Oak Valley (lunches included)
  • 2 x sets of kit (bibs & jersey)
  • 2 x 30 min massages
  • Transfer from finish back to Lourensford Wine Estate.
  • Registration & race pack collection

Bidding opens at R20 000 – the highest bid at the close, wins!

Auction closes at 5pm 17th October. To place your bid click here.

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