Ellen van Dijk is renowned for her time trial ability and over her career has become one the world’s best in the race against the clock. Ellen has five World Championship Titles to her name, the first coming on the track in the Scratch race in 2008, and has won the coveted rainbow jersey at the 2013 World Championships in the Individual Time Trial. She also has three World Titles (2012, 2013, 2016) in the Team Time Trial. Ellen first turned pro in 2006 and has excelled in tough one-day races and flat stage races. Ellen’s list of successes is impressive: the most notable being the Tour of Flanders (2014) and overall victories at the Tour of Qatar (2011), Boels Ladies Tour (2013) and three times at the Healthy Aging Tour (2013, 2016, 2017). At age 32, Ellen is not showing any signs of slowing down. She ended the 2018 season with a bronze medal in the World Championships time trial.

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What is your favorite climb?

The shortest one

If you could change one thing about yourself, what would that be?

Being a bit more relaxed about taking rest.

Name three words that describe you.

I. Am. Awesome.