Jason Oosthuizen

Date of Birth:
Age:
Height:
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5 May 1999
17 years
188cm
Pretoria East
Noordheuwel High School

Career Highlights

  • 2016 – Placed 2nd – Junior SA TT Champs
  • 2016 – Placed 1st Overall – Vets Tour
  • 2016 – Placed 2nd overall, Junior winner and 2 stage wins – Clover Tour
  • 2016 – Placed 8th overall and Junior winner – Macsteel
  • 2016 – Placed 3rd Overall and Junior Winner – Wilro 100 cycle event
  • 2016 – Placed 20th – Junior Track Word Champs Kilo event
  • 2016 – Placed 21st – Junior track world champs in the Pursuit event champs
  • 2016 – Placed 21st – Junior Road TT World Champs
  • 2016 – Current SA 3000m Pursuit record holder
  • 2016 – Junior SA track champ in 3000m, 1000m Devil Race
  • 2017 – Placed 1st – Road and Time Trial – Gauteng Champs
  • 2017 – Gold medal – 1km TT – Africa Continental Track Championships
  • 2017 – Gold medal – Individual Pursuit – Africa Continental Track Championships
  • 2017 – Bronze medal – Omnium – Africa Continental Track Championships

What has cycling taught you?

“Cycling has taught me to fight through every challenge.”

Q & A

Rider profile

First bike
26” Scott MTB

What do you love most about cycling?
My favorite part about cycling is the pre-race nerves and the rush I get in the last few km’s of the race.

What keeps you going when you’re on the limit?
I usually sing a song to myself when I am racing on the limit.

What has cycling taught you?
Cycling has taught me to fight through every challenge.

Favourite race
My favorite race annually is Berg and Dale but a once off race was Junior World Champs 2016.

Interests away from cycling
I listen to tropical house and EDM music or eating braaivleis.

Most embarrassing moment?
The most embarrassing moment was when I tried to weelie my bicycle in front of Cradlestone Mall and fell over backwards.

Interesting fact:
When I am not racing I prefer a long distance in the saddle with my dad.

Best advice:
My best advice to anybody is simply rule #5(HTFU).

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