Chris Nel Profile

Chris Nel, is many times South African XCO Cup Series Champion, a three time National XCO MTB Champion and two time African Continental XCO MTB Champion. Chris has twice represented South Africa at Cross Country World Championships in France and Brazil with a 8th place finish in Brazil in 2010. He was the SWD Senior Sportsman of the Year in 2012.

Since his arrival in Knysna from Johannesburg, Chris expanded Coaches Corner Cycling Club to over 100 members in a short space of time. The club has become popularly known as the “the KNYSNA GREEN TEAM”.

The motivational and training experience Chris has brought to Knysna has been enormously successful. At most events in the region, the podiums have been adorned with “the KNYSNA GREEN TEAM” colours both for mountain biking and road racing.