Speed Interview with La Vuelta rider: Tom Leezer

La Vuelta has started! Vifit Sport sat down with the 8 cyclists from our partner, team LottoNL-Jumbo, that will take the challenge in Spain. In this series of speed interviews, you will get to know the riders a little bit better. Today we sat down with Tom Leezer.

What is the best characteristic of team LottoNL-Jumbo?

"The way we approach our performance."

You are described as quite down to earth – but what is your biggest dream?

"To design and build my own house."

What do you like about coaching sprints?

"I love it when a plan comes together." 

How did your role in the team change over the years?

"First, I pulled the sprint, then I worked for our general classification riders and now I am back coaching the sprint."

Unlike many others in your team, you have no public social media presence. Why not?

"I prefer real contact with the people close to me."

What is your favorite flavor in the Vifit Sport range?

"The mango gel, by far!"

What is your favorite tour to ride?

"Tour Down Under. Best atmosphere and a summer race in our winter!"

Who is your best supporter?

"Laura, my girlfriend."

According to you, what is the best movie of all time?


To what other rider (dead or alive) would you compare yourself and why?

"Pass, I am absolutely clueless. Let me know when you have found one."