Candice Lill is a South African cyclist who competes on the mountain biking and road racing circuits
She started riding with her dad as a toddler on the family farm, which sparked her passion for the sport. She has since represented South Africa at multiple World Championships, the Olympics and the Commonwealth Games in Women’s Cross-Country.
She earned a Bronze medal at the Junior World Championships and another at the 2022 Commonwealth Games in Birmingham, England. Her ultimate goal is an Olympic medal. After leading most of the 2023 Absa Cape Epic with teammate Amy Wakefield, the duo endured numerous mechanical issues and eventually finished second overall and were the first all-South African female team.
Candice’s Absa Cape Epic fuelling plan
Candice relied on bars and gels for her solid nutrition feeds during stages, with a mix of energy drinks in her bottles.