Kim Le Court is a pro cyclist from Mauritius who rides for the Biogen-backed Efficient Infiniti Insure Pro MTB Ladies team and is the reigning Absa Cape Epic champion.

She holds multiple African Championship titles and numerous wins at iconic road and mountain bike races around the country. In March 2023, she completed a hat-trick of consecutive race wins at the Cape Town Cycle Tour. The win was her fourth overall, which ranked her joint first on the all-time standings.

Later that month, Kim partnered with teammate Vera Looser to dominate the world’s toughest mountain bike stage race, the 2023 Absa Cape Epic, and secured the most prestigious win of her already impressive career.

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Athlete facts

  • Sport: Mountain biking & road cycling
  • Team: Efficient Infiniti Insure Pro MTB Ladies team
  • Nutrition sponsor: Biogen
  • IG: kimlecourt

Kim’s Absa Cape Epic fuelling plan

During the race, Kim used a combination of liquid and solid nutrition sources to replenish energy stores and limit the damage to her muscles during the consecutive stages over the gruelling nine-day race.

On the bike:

  • Biogen Real Fruit Energy Gels (Tropical flavour): Provides a convenient and tasty, short-term energy boost solution. 
  • Biogen Protein Bites (Double Chocolate flavour): Made with Biogen Iso-Whey Premium Protein for a high-quality protein snack to aid recovery and fill up with sustained energy. 
  • Biogen Energy Oats bar (Chocolate flavour): These crunchy, rolled oat textured energy bars are loaded with L-glutamine, electrolytes, D-Ribose and phosphates, offering a tasty way to support performance.
  • Biogen Cytogen Racing Mix: A multi-stage energy drink that contains a blend of moderate and faster-releasing carbohydrates. 
  • Biogen Carbogen: A low GI, advanced formulation ideal for use during exercise that releases energy gradually while promoting glycogen storage within muscles. Enhanced with antioxidants, electrolytes and amino acids.

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Between stages:

  • Biogen Recovergen (Choc flavour): This product supplies a combination of carbohydrates to replenish energy stores and whey to repair muscles in an effective 4:1 ratio. 
  • Biogen Electrolyte+ (Blackcurrant flavour): An easy and effective way to replace electrolytes lost during physical activity. This rehydration product may also help reduce exercise-related muscle cramping.