Rickardo Broxham

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11 August 2000
16 years
171cm
Ermelo, Mpumalanga
Ermelo Christian School

Career Highlights

  • 2016 – 1st Place – SA Time Trial U16 Champs
  • 2016 – Placed 3rd – SA Road Race
  • 2016 – 1st Place U16 Individual Pursuit Champs (Scratch Race Champs and Points Race Champs) – Track SA
  • 2016 – 1st Place U16 Team Pursuit Champs (New SA Record) – Track SA
  • 2016 – 1st Place U16 – Mpumalanga Provincials Road Race Champs
  • 2016 – 1st Place U16 – Mpumalanga Provincials Time Trial Champs
  • 2016 – 1st Place U16, 50+ and Open – Clover Tour Rickardo is the only U16 to win the tour twice in a row
  • 2016 – 1st Place – Badplaas Tour
  • 2016 – Placed 1st U16 – National Junior Tour
  • 2017 – All 5 jerseys in the Junior category of 2017 Mpumalanga Tour
  • 2017 – Placed 3rd – Mpumalanga Provincials Road Race
  • 2017 – Gold medal – Omnium – Africa Continental Track Championships
  • 2017 – Silver medal – Individual Pursuit – Africa Continental Track Championships

What has cycling taught you?

“To work hard in everything I do – if I train harder, I study harder.”

Q & A

Rider profile

First bike
15kg Haro

First cycling club
ProDeo Cycling Academy

Childhood hero
I’ve always looked up to my dad

What do you love most about cycling?
I love pushing the limits.

What keeps you going when you’re on the limit?
To see how far I can push the next limit.

What has cycling taught you?
To work hard in everything I do – if I train harder, I study harder.

What teams did you ride for before Team ProTouch?
Jaguar SOAR (2015)
Road Cover Academy (2014)

Favourite race
2014 94.7 where my time as an U14 was faster than the juniors’time.
2015 Clover Tour where I beat Jason (ha, ha)

Favourite ride
December 2015 when I rode the Outeniqua mountain with my MTB.

If you weren’t a rider, what would you be?
I’ve always wanted a game farm.

Interests away from cycling
Designing cycling kit frame stickers, architectural structures (an excuse to play Minecraft), and photography; I enjoy a cool pic.

Favourite music
I have a thing for 80’s music.

Who makes you laugh the most in Team ProTouch?
Jason makes me laugh .

Best friend in the peloton
Keagan Bontikonig.

Favourite food
Nachos or a Mexican dish if we’re on tour – I’ll be happy to make something. Oh yes, and my mom calls me a Futurelife king.

Most famous person you’ve met
Bismarck du Plessis.

Most embarrassing moment
My mom gives me really embarrassing nicknames if I upset her.

Best advice
Whatever you do, live life to the fullest.

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