The World Championships were over before you even knew it. The run-up to the second biggest event this year was long though. The Dutchies dominated almost everywhere and again a lot of medails and rainbow jerseys were taken home. Personally I look back with mixed feelings....

Two thousand twenty is already in full swing and so are the World preparations. We started the new year off with a good strength block and followed it up by going to a warmer place; Anadia (Portugal). In between there was also a competition for...

World Cups The first World Cup of the season will be held in Saint-Quentin Yvelines in France. A track which brings back great memories to me because I was successful there at the World Championships a couple of years ago. I will miss the first weekend....

European Championships The European Championships are already two weeks behind us. I did not manage to get the results a wanted but now it is clear to me what I need to improve. The focus this winter will be to develop my weaknesses. The goal still...

Rhythm and UCI points The past three weeks have been dominated by race rhythm, UCI points and hard training. That certainly all happened and steps are made for the upcoming season. [blockquote text="I'm talking about Kristina Vogel's crash." text_color="" width="" line_height="undefined" background_color="" border_color="" show_quote_icon="yes" quote_icon_color=""] Kristina Vogel But then...

Endurance training After the Worlds, after holidays, after skiing, it was again time to get into shape for the first big goal of the season: the European Championships in august this year. Due to college I skipped the first endurance road camp in Mallorca and focused on...

Six Days of Rotterdam I started 2018 already good with the ‘Zesdaagse van Rotterdam’. The first 3 days I rode a competition with Kyra Lamberink, Elis Ligtlee and Laurine van Riessen. It was a chance for the audience to get to know the elite womens sprint...

Last week was, besides normal training, about family, having fun, good food and the Dutch National Championship. We also made a quick trip to Winterberg. As a way of ‘alternative training’ we went skiing. National Championship The Dutch Championship started for me immediately after Boxing Day...

Pruszkow After the Euros in Berlin we had to switch quickly and prepare for 3 upcoming World Cups. I was forced to take a step back for 1 week because of my crash at the Euros. After that I started training for the first World Cup in...