a conversation with...
The Cycle Sierra Nevada Scholarship was developed as a way to sponsor young cyclists that may not have opportunity or financial capacity to avail of a cycling training camp. In this section we take 5 minutes for a chat with one of the applicants selected for the 2019 program.
BIG RICK THE RULER HEZEMAN - THE NETERLANDS
Who are you?
What team do you ride for?
ARTV de adelaar
Why did you start cycling?
First i begun cycling on the track, it was fun so i did A little bit more in the forest. then i started on the road-bike for the fun.
Have you any sporting backgrounds apart from cycling?
Soccer for 4 years
What type of cyclist are you? Do you compete in other disciplines, other than road cycling?
I do road And track cycling, sometimes cyclocross. Besides that I am more A generalist. Time trail, climbing, windy race And sprinting(track speed) I perform all on A acceptable level.
Favourite piece of cycling equipment/kit?
Time trial suit / bike
Your greatest achievements on a bicycle?
First in track series national race, 3th in the elite national teampursuit.
Your favourite professional cyclist? (past and present)
Bob jungels, Henk lubberding
Most memorable moment/stage win from professional cycling?
Tom Boonen Paris Roubaix long solo.
Your favourite stage race and one day race?
The giro Italia, hard parcours And much height kilometer And A challenging parcours. My favorite one day race is Strade Bianco Because of the sand Strokes And the hilly parcours
What's your current favourite music album/song?
Music album: Francis Song: shutdown frenna :-) You possibly don’t have A clue :-)
Tell us something we don’t know about you already and you don’t mind the general public knowing?
Love to play video games.
Hopes and plans for the future?
I hope to become A procylcist And do i with a lot of pleasure.