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
- 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.