Riding on holidays in France with his parents, soon became a racing career Martijn. The Dutchman signed for Team Sunweb at the beginning of 2018, aiding Wilco Kelderman to a top 10 in the Vuelta a España.
An all-rounder, who enjoys climbing and time-trialling, Martijn struggled with glandular fever last year, and hopes for a consistent season now.
Martijn’s results include a top 10 in the Tour of Abu Dhabi and the Tour of Austria, second and a stage win in the Istrian Spring Trophy, and fourth in the tour of Normandie. Team Sunweb suits the quiet, thoughtful and loyal Dutchman and his way of working within cycling:
Off the bike, Martijn enjoys travelling with his girlfriend and training in new and different places. He is also a fan of football and supports FC Utrecht.