Road racing cyclist who was crowned the 2013-14 UCI Cyclo-cross World Cup champion. He is also a European Cyclo-cross Championship and a multiple-time National Cyclo-cross Championships.
He grew up practicing gymnastics and began cycling at age 10.
He has competed for racing teams like Telenet-Fidea Lions and Team Giant-Alpecin.
He has a sister named Femke.
He and Mathieu van der Poel are both champion Dutch cyclists.