09 August 2017 Read: 106
On 29 July 2017 the first Limpopo XCO event took place at Merensky High. It was called the Tour de Plaas. The event has grown significantly from its inception last year, the first race in 2016.
Stanford Lake College did really well with a team of 19 riders who included some new riders in the squad. The Stanfordians managed to claim a few podiums with Lara Dando crossing the line in 3rd and team mate, Ani Guitierrez 1st in the Youth Girls category. Megan Joynt finished second in the Sub-Junior Girls while Herman Fourie and Reuben Middleton took 3rd and 1st places respectively in the Sub-Junior Boys.
Matt Wilkinson took a bronze podium in the Junior Men’s race. Stanford Lake College finished 2nd overall for the day, with all of the riders still looking strong and enjoying the ride. These riders will now look to the next event in Modimolle, the Tour de Nyl, on the 12th of August.