- Age 22
- Joined team in January, 2020
- Residence Woerden, Netherlands
Eline was part of the second group of six juniors of the APB Development Team that form the basis of what AG Insurance-Soudal Quick-Step is today. Eline continued to grow outside the project and came back in 2022 and immediately showed her strength. She is a rider who never gives up.
“I am a happy person,” she says of herself. “But I am also fanatical. I always give 100% and never give up.” She proved this by showing her fighting spirit every day in the Tour of Scandinavia and the Simac Ladies Tour in order to finish the race
She started at the WTC Woerden when she was seven and you can still often find her there. Then she rides along the long Lekdijk in the wheel of fellow club member Ellen van Dijk and drinks a coffee at Fausto in Schoonhoven. Sitting on a terrace with friends in the summer is something Eline likes to do anyway.
“I always wanted to ride as fast as possible,” she laughs. “That started when I started cycling with my mother and uncle. Then my parents let me join a cycling club and I have not regretted it for a second.”
Eline is a rider who is always ready to help someone else and gives herself for a leader. Her ambition is to grow into a professional rider who lightens up the races deep into the final. In her spare time, she is almost a 'top chef' with pasta pesto as a specialty.