How did you hear about Red Bull Crashed Ice first?
I first heard about it from Kevin Bruijsten four years ago, but later on I saw it on YouTube, and I wanted to do it too.
Why did you decide to compete?
I like speed, the rush and most of all the adrenaline.
First Crashed Ice or where and when have you competed so far?
It’s my first time because I had shoulder problems. I had two surgeries at the beginning of the year, but now I am ready for it!
What skills will help you most at Ice Cross Downhill?
I weigh 100 kg, 100 percent power with no fear!
How long have you been preparing for this event?
I practiced a lot. I skated and went to the gym every day.
Do you have a hockey / ice hockey background?
I play professional hockey in Holland.
What is your favourite sport and why?
I like all the extreme sports. I play hockey and snowboard in the winter. In the summer, I do wakeboarding and skydiving.
Your greatest sporting achievements / best results?
Just qualifying for Red Bull Crashed Ice is a success! I won the Dutch hockey cup last year and won a lot of prizes in judo and other sports.
One thing we should definitely know about you?
Don’t you know that I am LOCO?
What is your secret passion?
You will never know, because it’s my secret.
How many broken bones did you have?
I am very happy to say that I have only broken my wrist. But I also had a lot of problems with my body.
Genie gives you one wish, what is it?
Good health for friends, family and myself.
Who is your idol?
Streetbike Tommy (nitro circus).
The most important thing in your life?