Cape Town - It was with mixed emotions that RoadCover announced that Kent Main, Tour
of Good Hope winner, will be joining the Dimension Data Continental Cycling
Main’s steady rise to prominence was crowned with his exciting win in the Tour
of Good Hope last week, showing his mettle in a close finish which saw the
21-year-old snatching the title by a single second.
set up The RoadCover Cycling Team as a stepping stone and platform to grow
young and exciting talent and help these athletes progress closer towards the
ultimate goal of the European roads. Having said that, we are very sad to see
Kent move on,” said Eugene Beck, CEO of RoadCover.
are a close-knit team and all of us are very happy for Kent,” said RoadCover Cycling Team Manager, Nic White.
“Kent Main is a potential
player in the international cycling arena with the physical abilities and
mental attributes to play there. He is a great team player, a gentleman
and a talented cyclist,” added White, whose strategic leadership and
guidance has created one of South Africa’s top cycling teams.
is honoured to play an instrumental role in developing our South African
athletes. We are proud of the RoadCover Team and look forward to our team
continuing their strong start to the year.
“We wish Kent the very best in his future career and look forward to RoadCover
continuing to play a key role in growing South African cyclists that can be
received by international teams,” concluded Beck.
Dimension Data Continental Team:
Joseph Areruya (Rwanda)
Getachew Atsbha (Ethiopia)
El Mehdi Chokri (Morocco)
Stefan de Bod (South Africa)
Nickolas Dlamini (South Africa)
Metkel Eyob (Eritrea)
Amanuel Gebreigzabhier (Eritrea)
Kent Main (South Africa)
Samuel Mugisha (Rwanda)
Junrey Navarra (Philippines)
Louis Visser (South Africa)
Hafetab Weldu (Ethiopia)