Race-winning Belgian road cyclist who competed professionally from 2002 to 2017. He won both the Paris-Roubaix and the Tour of Flanders multiple times.
He was born in Mol, Belgium.
He won gold at the 2005 and 2012 World Championships.
In 2007 he was rumored to have dated Sophie van Vliet, the daughter of former pro Leo van Vliet.
He is a famous professional cyclist like Lance Armstrong.