Thanks to everyone who participated in Lesotho Sky 2018. We’ll be back next year with more of the same awesome trails and good vibes. 2019 dates will be announced soon.

Check out our  Youtube channel for all Michiel’s moments and our Facebook Page for the most updated photo albums.

Congratulations to this year’s winners, Andrew Hill and Reinhard Zellhuber from team Garrun-Tib Insurance. We hope you’ll be back next year to defend your title.

A big thank you to all our wonderful sponsors who helped us to make this event a rockstar MTB experience.

A special word of thanks to our three main sponsors, Vodacom Lesotho, Alliance Insurance and Standard Lesotho Bank.

Next Lesotho Sky: 23 – 28 September 2019

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