Ellen
van Dijk

Ellen van Dijk is renowned for her time trial ability and is one of the world’s best in the race against the clock. She won the World Championship individual time trial for the second time in 2021, a memorable victory after eight years of trying to reclaim the coveted rainbow jersey. She also captured an unexpected win in the road race at the European Championships and will have the honor of wearing the esteemed jersey in 2022. Ellen also excels in tough one-day classics, winning the Tour of Flanders, Dwars door Vlaanderen twice, and finished third in Liège-Bastogne-Liège.  2022 will be Ellen's 17th professional season, and she is not showing any signs of slowing down.

Date of birth

11/02/1987

From
Netherlands
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What’s the craziest thing you’ve ever done?

I once didn't do anything for a day. Now that is crazy!

What was the biggest obstacle you have overcome?

The stelvio in the 2010 Giro. I remember it being so painful!

If your house was on fire and you could only save one material possession what would it be?

My boyfriend. He would actually be glad if the house would burn down because I can't ever throw anything away.

What is your favorite Bontrager or Trek equipment?

The new Speed Concept.