Former Tour de France rider and South African National Champion, Jaco Venter, is a homegrown hero that has raced and excelled at the pinnacle of International Road Racing.

For the past 12 years, Jaco has pursued a career as a professional road cyclist, predominantly abroad, racing on the UCI World Tour circuit for Team Dimension Data, and before that Team MTN Qhubeka.

Jaco has completed all 3 Grans Tours and all 5 Monuments and was crowned the South African Elite men’s road race champion in 2016. Now, Jaco Venter is back in South Africa and has turned his attention to mountain bike, racing for Team First Move.