Catherine Colyn

Professional Cyclist
2023 UCI Gravel World Series Winner
Social Media Manager

 Cathy Colyn, short for Catherine (not Catheryn or Katherine, her pet peeve having her name spelled incorrectly) was born up north in Pretoria but has been residing in Paarl since she was 10 years old. Cathy’s all-or-nothing personality is what she utilised to grow her cycling career which started off with her racing mountain bikes as a junior before moving over to road racing.

Having raced both locally and internationally, Cathy has built a good resumé with some highlights being u/23 National Road Champ, finishing on the podium in Belgium, and a Top 3 Best Young Rider in a UCI Cat 2.2 Tour, among others. Cathy was building momentum and it looked like a career in road racing lay ahead before 2020 and a little global pandemic forced her to stay home for a while.

Beyond cycling, Cathy runs her own social media management business and is pursuing a diploma in digital marketing. She has been a dedicated vegan for over six years. In her free time, Cathy enjoys the company of her loved ones—HB and her dog, Lilly.

  • 2023 1st EW Swartberg100 UCI GRAVEL SERIES, 1st QOM
  • 2023 Invited to compete in LifeTime Grand Prix (USA)
  • 2023 3rd EW Race to the Sun
  • 2022 3rd EW Gravel National Championships 
  • 2022 2nd EW Around The Pot 
  • 2022 3rd EW Trans Elands Classic 
  • 2022 1st EW Boland Gravel Monster 
  • 2022 2nd EW Prince George, 1st QOM
  • 2023 3rd EW Attakwas Extreme UCI
  • 2022 1st EW Lourensford Classic 
  • 2022 7th EW Marathon National Championships 
  • 2022 4th EW Imbuko Challenge 
  • 2022 1st EW Rwanda Epic (Won All The Stages) 
  • 2021 9th EW Marathon National Championships
  • 2022 1st EW GC Tour Du Cap 
  • 2019 19th EW, 3rd BYR Tour of Gilia UCI WE 2.2 
  • 2019 8th EW GC, 2nd BYR Cascade Cycling Classic 
  • 2019 Zwift Academy Finalist 
  • 2018 u23 National Road Champion 
  • 2018 3rd Emptinne, Belgium Kermesse