Stijn Steels

Stijn Steels
Stijn Steels
Residence
Meulebeke
Date of birth
21 August 1989
Length
1m82
Weight
79kg
Specialties
Riding the front

Bio

Stijn is the cousin of former top sprinter Tom Steels. He started his career as a track cyclist and won several gold medals at the Belgian Championships for juniors in 2006 and 2007. On the road he won, among others, Dwars door de Vlaamse Ardennen and the Grote Prijs van Lillers. He made the transition from Veranda’s Willems – Crelan to Roompot – Charles. In January 2019 he excelled on the track of Rotterdam Ahoy together with Jan-Willem van Schip during the Wooning Zesdaagse!


Favorite riders
Alejandro Valverde
Favorite race(s)
Tour of Flanders, Belgian Championships
Most beautiful race memory
Tour of Denmark 2018
Hobbies
Renovating and meeting with \'the Melkers\' (the Melkerie is the training group of Stijn)
Favorite music
Hard rock, techno
Ambitions season 2019
I want to be able to drop off my leader on the crucial moments and to finish on the podium in .1 races.

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