Wout van aert

wout van aert

What happened to van Aert in the Tour de France?

On Wednesday’s cobbled stage across northern France, Van Aert put in another display of strength but this time at the other end of the race after a crash 20km before the first section of pavé. He regained the peloton and spent the final kilometres chasing hard to keep Vingegaard in the race by limiting his eventual deficit on Pogacar to 13sec.

What is Wout van Aerts nationality?

Wout van Aert. Wout van Aert (born 15 September 1994) is a Belgian professional road and cyclo-cross racer who currently rides for UCI WorldTeam Team Jumbo–Visma. He won the mens elite race at the UCI Cyclo-cross World Championships in 2016, 2017 and 2018. He joined Team Jumbo–Visma, in March 2019, on a three-year deal,...

Is van Aert the best all-round rider ever?

“He’s the best all-round rider ever,” was the verdict of the young American Quinn Simmons, who tried – and failed – to hold Van Aert in the three-rider escape on Thursday.

Who is Joran van Aert?

He joined Team Jumbo–Visma in March 2019, on a three-year deal after terminating his contract with Vérandas Willems–Crelan in 2018. Van Aert was born in Herentals, Flanders, into a family not involved in cycle racing, although one of his fathers cousins is Dutch former professional cyclist Jos van Aert.

What happened to Wout van Aert on stage 5?

Wout van Aert fell, recovered, then nearly crashed into a team car as he tried to get back to the peloton on Stage 5 of the Tour de France as disaster nearly struck the yellow jersey ahead of the cobbles. The Jumbo-Visma rider came down with some 96km to go owing to some road furniture.

What went wrong on stage 5 of the Tour de France?

Wout van Aert (Jumbo-Visma) narrowly avoided disaster on Stage 5 of the Tour de France as he crashed and then nearly hit a team car. The race leader first got into problems with 96km to go with some road furniture bringing him down.

Which riders have withdrawn from the Tour de France?

Geoffrey Bouchard (AG2R) and Vegard Stake Laengen (UAE Team Emirates) have both withdrawn from the race. Welcome to our coverage of stage eight of the Tour de France. The eighth stage of the race begins in France and ends in Switzerland with a punchy climb.

Who won Stage 4 of the Tour de France?

Wout van Aerts sensational escape in the final 10km of stage four gave him his first win at this years Tour de France and extended his overall lead. The Belgian had finished second in each of the first three stages of this years race but this time his plan worked to perfection.

Is Wout van Aert a true classics specialist?

As the hype train choo-choos again, it’s time to remind ourselves that Van Aert has yet to show up as a true Classics specialist Wout van Aert is unequivocally one of the best cyclists in the world.

What happened to van Aert in the Tour de France?

On Wednesday’s cobbled stage across northern France, Van Aert put in another display of strength but this time at the other end of the race after a crash 20km before the first section of pavé. He regained the peloton and spent the final kilometres chasing hard to keep Vingegaard in the race by limiting his eventual deficit on Pogacar to 13sec.

Who is Rene van Aert?

In Belgium, fans note that he comes from Herentals, the town of Rik Van Looy, the “Emperor” who ruled the roost in one-day racing in the 1960s. Now 27, Van Aert has progressed rapidly since his World Tour debut in 2018 after years on top of the cyclo-cross scene.

What did Marc Madiot think of van Aert’s aggression?

Van Aert’s aggression earned plaudits from one of French cycling’s sternest traditionalists, Marc Madiot, a team manager who earned his spurs alongside Hinault and Laurent Fignon. “Jumbo were pushing their pawns forward to harass, harass, harass,” he said.

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