Tom Veelers: "Via my height tent to the Tour de France"

Top cyclists put themselves in the spotlight in the Tour de France. The Tour de France is, after the Olympic Games, the 2nd largest sporting event in the world. Dutchman makes stages in the sprint stages Tom Veelers (28) strongly committed to winning a stage win for his German teammate Marcel Kittel.

Every success has its story and in the Twente Sport magazine Tom tells about his preparations for the Tour de France which he is also in altitude tent slept.

In camping at a height tent at home?

Tom and, by necessity, his partner Susan Stevelink regularly in their bedroom in the Dutch town of Oldenzaal altitude internship almost nobody knows. 'Tom is always very motivated with his profession. Recently we regularly sleep in an altitude tent. It's around the bed. We camp in our own bedroom. Tom then does an internship in his own bedroom, "says Stevelink.

You can read the full story in the Twente Sport magazine.

Team Argos Shimano

Who is Tom Veelers?

Tom Veelers, born in Ootmarsum (14-09-1984) is a Dutch cyclist.

Tom made his debut as an amateur under the care of coach Han Vaanhold in the Löwik Meubelen-Tegeltoko team. After two seasons, he switched to the Rabobank training team at Nico Verhoeven, where he further developed as a rider. In 2008, Tom made his debut with the pros at the Skil-Shimano formation, starting in 2012 Argos Shimano called.

Although he can also arrive fairly quickly himself, his greatest strength lies in attracting the sprint for pure sprinters such as the German Marcel Kittel or Kenny van Hummel.