Hartthijs de Vries

Date of birth 11-07-1996
Country Netherlands
Place of residence Kollum, Netherlands
Height 183 cm
Weight 65 kg
Best result 3rd GC Olympia’s Tour (2016), winner Youth Classification Topcompetitie (2016)
Favorite pro rider(s) Pieter Weening

Why did you start cycling?

My dad used to be a cyclist so I grew up with the sport and I’ve always liked it. After I quit playing football, four years ago, I started cycling!

Name your specialties:

I’m quite an all-round rider, so riding a GC.

What do you do besides cycling?

Having a good time with family and friends. Watching other sports.

Tell us your goals for 2017.

I want to develop myself further as a cyclist and I want to win hilly races.

What’s your favorite race in the 2017 calendar?

Liège-Bastogne-Liège U23.

What’s your dream race to win at the pros in the future?

The Worlds and Liège-Bastogne-Liège.

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