Martijn de Jong

Date of birth 24-05-1995
Country Netherlands
Place of residence Woerden, Netherlands & Girona, Spain
Height 179 cm
Weight 62 kg
Best result 7th GC Oberösterreichrundfahrt (2016)
Favorite pro rider(s) Wout Poels


Why did you start cycling?

During winter I did speed skating. I started cycling as a training in the summer, but in the end I liked cycling more than speed skating.

Name your specialties:

Climbing.

What do you do besides cycling?

Studying Business Economics.

Tell us your goals for 2017.

To improve myself and win some races and GC’s.

What’s your favorite race in the 2017 calendar?

In the beginning of the season Liège-Bastogne-Liège. Actually, I like every race with some big hills!

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

I like the big stage races like the Tour, Giro, Vuelta. Would be awesome if I can win a stage and ride a good GC in these!


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