Kevin Patten

Date of Birth:
Birth Place:
School Attended:

6 April 1993
22 years
Cornwall Hill College

Career Highlights

  • South African National Colours – Road Cycling (2011 – Present) Gauteng North Provincial Colours – Triathlon (2007 – 2009) Gauteng North
  • Provincial Colours – Duathlon (2007 – 2010) Gauteng North Provincial Colours – Road Cycling (2011 – Present) Gauteng North Provincial
  • Colours – Time Trial (2013 – Present) University of Pretoria Honours – Cycling (2013 -2014)
  • Best Male Cyclist – Gauteng (2011)
South African National Junior Road Champion – 2011 South African National Student Champion – 2014
  • Gauteng Provincial Champion U23 – 2014 / 2015
40 Career Wins
80 Career Podiums

Who inspired you to start cycling?

“My Father (we started cycling while he was overcoming cancer)”

Q & A

Rider profile

Who inspired you to start cycling?

My Father (we started cycling while he was overcoming cancer)

First bike

Trek 1000

First cycling club

Cycle Lab Supercycling

Childhood hero

James Bond

What do you love most about cycling?

When you on the bike everything else just fades away and its the best place to escape and think.

What keeps you going when you’re on the limit?

I don’t accept failure well.

What has cycling taught you?

Cycling has shown me the world, its taught me about hard work, time management and just how far you can push the limits. Cycling has also pulled me through tough times and taught me many things about myself.

What teams did you ride for before Team ProTouch?
Cyclelab Supercycling Toyota Supercycling
A[S]G Junior Team
A[S]G One U23 Team Westvaal BMC
VeloLife BMC SA
South African National Team

Favourite race

Berge en Dale

Favourite ride

Coffee Rides

If you weren’t a rider, what would you be?

Commercial Helicopter Pilot

Interests away from cycling

Flying, Traveling, Architecture, Cooking, Shares and Investing

Favourite film

How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)

Favourite music

Tropical House

Who makes you laugh the most in Team ProTouch?

JC Nel or Mitch Eliot

Best friend in the peloton

JC Nel

Favourite food

Pasta or Chocolate

Most famous person you’ve met

Nelson Mandela

Interesting fact

I am a complete perfectionist. I Live to Eat, especially when it comes to chocolate. I am a Commercial Helicopter Pilot and dream of working in Antarctica one day.
I Studied a BSc Architecture at the University of Pretoria on a Sports Bursary.

Best advice

Anything in life worth doing, is worth overdoing. Moderation is for cowards

Rider website

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