Sifiso Nhlapo

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Sifiso Nhlapo SA BMX Racing Rider Profile

Personal Details


  • Full Name: Sifiso Nhlapo
  • Nick Name: Skizo

  • Date of Birth: 13 May 1987

  • Height (cm): 187

  • Home Town: Johannesburg

  • Profession: Professional BMX Racing Athlete

Racing Details


  • Race or Career no: 105 
  • Province: Gauteng 

  • Club: Germiston BMX Club

  • Team: Chase Bicycles

  • Years Riding: 13

  • Racing Class: Men Elite

More about "Skizo" (Sifiso)


GENERAL INTERESTS

  • Favorite Food: Sushi
  • Favorite Drink: Water
  • Favorite Magazine: Mens Health
  • Favorite Song / Artists: Hip Hop
  • Hero: Tiger Woods

Sponsors: 

Achievements / Results: 

Event Year/Event Category Round Rank
Olympic Games: 2012 / London (GBR) Elite Quarter Final 29
  2008 / OSG-Beijing (CHN) Elite Final 7
World Championships: 2014 / Rotterdam (NED) Elite Quarter Final 21
  2013 / Auckland (NZL) Elite Semi Final 9
  2012 / Birmingham (GBR) Elite Semi Final 15
  2010 / Pietermaritzburg (RSA) Elite Final 2
  2008 / WCH-Taiyan (CHN) Elite Final 3
  2007 / Victoria (CAN) Elite Quarter Final 29
World Cup Participation: 2013 / Chula Vista (USA) Elite Time Trials 66
  2013 / Papendal (NED) Elite Motos 47
  2013 / Santiago (ARG) Elite Final 6
  2013 / Manchester (GBR) Elite Time Trials 78
  2012 / Papendal (NED) Elite Time Trials 66
  2012 / Randaberg (NOR) Elite Quarter Final 22
  2012 / Chula Vista (USA) Elite Time Trials 143
  2011 / Chula Vista (USA) Elite Time Trials 96
  2010 / Frejus (FRA) Elite Semi Final 13
  2010 / Chula Vista (USA) Elite Quarter Final 25
  2010 / Copenhagen (DEN) Elite Semi Final 11
  2009 / Copenhagen (DEN) Elite Final 5
  2008 / Adelaide (AUS) Elite Quarter Final 17
  2008 / Madrid (ESP) Elite Quarter Final 21
World Cup Best Performance: Season 2013 Men 150 points 31
  Season 2012 Men 59 points 75
  Season 2010 Men 201 points 27
  Season 2009 Men 110 points 49

Favorite BMX Tracks: 

  • KVAL Norway
  • Supercross tracks because of the high speed

What I least like about BMX Racing: The Injuries.

Regularly visited websites: BmxmaniaMotocross TransworldUCI, Twitter

How I got started Racing BMX: I started Racing BMX in 2000. I was introduced by a friend of mine that used to race and the rest is history.

What do you do when you are not riding: Watching movies and playing golf.

Suggestions for anyone starting Racing BMX: Have fun and enjoy riding your bike.

Gallery

View this photo set on Flickr


Bike Setup


 Frame:  Chase RSP 2 
 Forks:   Eleven
 Headset:   Eleven 
 Stem:  Eleven 57 
 Headset Spacers:  Eleven 
 Handle Bars:  Eleven 6-2 
 Grips  ODI Vans 
 Brake Lever:  Shimano DXR 
 Brake Cable:  Shimano 
 Rear Brake:  Shimano
 Seatpost Clamp:  Eleven 
 Cranks:   Shimano DXR 180 
 Chainring:  Rennen Design
 Bottom Bracket:  Eleven 
 Chain:  Shadow 
 Pedals:  Shimano  
 Rimm's:  Front - Alienation Deviant Rear
 Alienation Runway
 Hubs:  Profile 
 Tires:  Tioga Powerblock 
 Tubes:  Tioga 
 Chain Tensioner:  Eleven 

 

Sifiso 2nd at UCI BMX WC PMB 2010


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