11 year old was Tjörven when in 2012 he together with his parents, Natacha and Jochen for the arrival of the Tour of Flanders afzakte. “I was a full year before that started with cycling, and I dreamed of a pro career. We went very often to look at cycling races, and Tom Boonen was my idol,” says Tjörven. And when he says ‘his idol’, he means that literally. Boonen was his superhero, his great example.
There were two British cycling fans, with such a small tv. I got more and more nerves as the climax approached and I am out of pure stress ran away in the cornfield next to it, away from the tv
“He was with the Tour of Flanders in 2012 for the whole day so well, the rates that a victory there really was. It was overly crowded at the finish, so we have a town that is searched for along the trail, a little before the arrival. There were two British cycling fans, and that had such a small tv where numerous supporters around had collected. I got more and more nerves as the final round approached, and I am out of pure stress ran away in the cornfield next to it, away from the tv. I did not dare more look. Immediately after the arrival called my dad that Boonen was won. I am then very happy by my knees went.”
another fan of cycling himself that what sfeerfilmpjes was filmed the scene. “I've actually never realized that someone made me was filming,” says Tjörven. “I now know even now, but only those who, at the time, that movie has made, with the election on Sporza.”