South Africa MX stars join UNIT

Posted on May 27 2017

UNIT is stoked to announce the signing of two of South Africa’s premier motocross athletes to its international team.

Caleb Tennant and Tristan Purdon will head the South Africa MX Nationals field representing the iconic UNIT spark plug in an exciting move for the brand to a region renowned for its love of dirt bikes.

Image: Ziggy Brodalka

Tennant, who is a multiple national champion, is pleased to be able to represent the brand.

“I am super stoked to announce my new partnership with UNIT. I have always loved the brand and they produce some of the sickest clothing out there. Really looking forward to the future and to what we can achieve together,” said Tennant.

For SA MX Nationals points leader Purdon, the opportunity to represent a globally-renowned brand is a valuable one.

Image: Emerson Haupt

“I am so excited to be joining the UNIT family. It has always been a dream of mine to be a part of such a sick brand and I am very thankful for the opportunity."

Both Tennant and Purdon will be on hand at the SA Bike Fest at Kyalami Circuit this weekend to meet with fans and sign autographs.

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