Ide Schelling

Date of birth 06-02-1998
Country Netherlands
Place of residence The Hague, Netherlands
Height 182 cm
Weight 66 kg
Best result KOM in Nations Cup’s Course de la Paix (2017)
Favorite pro rider(s) Daniel Oss, Peter Sagan, Niki Terpstra

Why did you start cycling?

I played water polo when I was younger. As soon as I didn’t enjoy it as much as I used to, I started to search for a new sport. My father and I did some rides on our bikes through the dunes, and that’s where it all started!

Name your specialties:

I don’t have a real specialty yet. My climbing abilities are pretty good, so is my time trial and uphill sprint. A bit all-round for now, we’ll see what happens in the future.

What do you do besides cycling?

I am studying Small Business & Retail Management at the moment.

Tell us your goals for 2018.

In 2018 I want to see my line of progress grow as it has grew for the past years. I want to see myself win a race, ride fast uphill and smash some TT´s and be a teamplayer. But above all, I want to enjoy whay I do and make it count!

What’s your favorite race in the 2018 calendar?

I liked the Giro de valle d´aosta a lot, I have a some revanche I have to get there and thats why I´m really looking forward to start there again in 2018!

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

That would be a stage in the Tour de France.

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