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Team Role: Workhorse / Technical Ropes Expert
Occupation: Chartered Account
Home Town: Centurion Pretoria, South Africa
Goals: To be part of the best AR team in SA, and compete against the best in the world
Best AR Memory: Racing and finishing Portugal XPD 2007
Worst AR Memory: Having a team member withdrawn in Primal Quest Utah 2006
Ryno Griesel (29), joined the team in 2006, and coming from an elite trail running background, combined with his passion for mountaineering, ‚Äúearned‚ÄĚ him his spot in team Cyanosis. Ryno is a remarkable athlete and has grabbed this opportunity with both hands, Ryno finished the 2006 Cape Odyssey in 2nd with team mate Nicholas and earned themselves the first athletes to complete & be competitive in both the Cape Epic and the Odyssey in the same year. Ryno‚Äôs mountaineering background adds major value to the team during technical ropes sections and often takes the lead and ensures the teams safety without sacrificing speed.