Crowned Belgian cyclo-cross champion on Sunday in Meulebeke, Wout Van Aert achieved his first purpose of January. But there’s nonetheless work to be completed for the runner of the Jumbo-Visma on this first month of the 12 months 2021 since the final spherical of the world Cup at Overijse (January 24) – he’s presently chief of the common classification with 15 factors forward of Mathieu van der Poel (Alpecin-Fenix) – and the World’s Championships ofOstend (January 31) are looming on the horizon.
Video – Wout Van Aert was topped Belgian champion 2021 on Sunday
Internship with Jumbo-Visma from January 17 to 22
In order to greatest put together for these two occasions, the now quadruple Belgian champion will compete in two races beforehand, the Zilvermeercross of Mol (January 16) and the spherical of X2O Badkamers Trofee of Hamme per week later. Between these two conferences, Wout Van Aert will journey to Spain to affix his teammates from the Jumbo-Visma, who will then be on internship. “Saturday evening, immediately after the Mol cross, I will leave for Spain and join the rest of the team “, he informed Sporza. “This step is essential. It’s the first of the season with the whole team. I have to be there for the photoshoots, the planning and other things. But it will be a short trip because I will be going home on Friday “, concludes the younger dad.
Wout Van Aert’s program in January
Saturday January 16: Zilvermeercross, Mol (Belgium)
January 17-22: internship in Spain
Saturday 23 January: X2O Badkamers Trofee, Hamme (Belgium)
Sunday January 24: World Cup, Overijse (Belgium)
Sunday January 31: World Championships, Ostend (Belgium)