|Birthdate:||May 13, 1987|
|What is your specialty on the team?||All-rounder on Road, Cyclocross|
|Hometown:||Babyloniënbroek, The Nederlands|
|What is your biggest cycling achievement?||Olympic Gold, Beijing 2008 points race & London 2012 road race|
|What is your professional goal for 2020?||Reach my full potential (preferably at Tokyo Olympics)|
|What do you love about cycling?||The freedom of gives in all of it's aspects and striving for the best for myself and for the team.|
|Why do you love riding for Liv?||Liv is a great brand and I'm fully behind the vision/mission. 'By women, for women'; sharing the passion for cycling.|
|What is your favorite place to travel?||I like to travel around the world, but going 'home' is always nice.|
|What is your favorite food?||Italian kitchen|
|Who is(are) your favorite riding partner(s)?||I don't mind to train & ride on my own, but sometimes it's nice to ride with a small group. My partner is always good company during training.|
|"When I'm not riding my bike, I'm ______!"|
looking back on a ride, or looking forward to the next. It might sound obsessive, but it's more about what I really like to do.
|What are the top 3 things on your "bucket list"?|
I don't really have a bucket list; I'm grateful for all I have and try to enjoy the little things.
|Words you live by...||“Success is not final, failure not fatal; it's the courage to continue that counts.” – Winston Churchill|