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Aafke Eshuis

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Full name  Aafke Eshuis
Name  Aafke Eshuis
2009–2010  RTV De Bollenstreek

Rider type  Allround
Discipline  Road and Track
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Born  November 24, 1987 (age 28) Haarlem, Netherlands (1987-11-24)
Current team  Parkhotel Valkenburg Cycling Team
2008  Specialized DPD Women Cyling Team

Education  VU University Amsterdam

Aafke Eshuis (born 24 November 1987 in Haarlem) is a Dutch road and track racing cyclist and rode for Parkhotel Valkenburg Continental Team.

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Sport career

Aafke Eshuis started her sport career with Speed skating. She started competitive cycling in 2009. The first race she won in her first year was the Wielerronde van Nispen. In 2010, she won bronze at the Dutch national team time trial championships and competed at the 2010 Dutch National Track Championships where she finished 11th in the 500 m time trial, 12th in the individual pursuit and 13th in the scratch race. In 2011, she rode for the Specialized DPD Women Cyling Team. On the road she finished 27th at the Dutch National Time Trial Championships and on the track she finished among others 4th in the madison. Eshuis rode for the British-based Team Ibis Cycles in 2012 and started competing in Women's World Cup races. Her first World Cup race was the Ronde van Drenthe and her best result was the 8th place at the 2012 Open de Suède Vårgårda TTT. After Team Ibis Cycles announced at the end of 2012 that the team stopped due to financial problems, Eshuis moved to Parkhotel Valkenburg Cycling Team.

Education

Aafke Eshuis earned a MSc degree in Human Movement Sciences at the VU University in Amsterdam in 2010 after getting a bachelor’s degree in 2009. Eshuis started a study physiotherapy in September 2011.

Results at championships and world cups

2009
  • 8th – Dutch Team Time Trial Championship (together with Elise van Hage, Nathalie van Gogh and Anouk van der Kieft)
  • 2010
  • – Dutch Team Time Trial Championship (together with Elise van Hage and Nathalie van Gogh)
  • 43rd – Dutch Road Race Championship
  • 11th – Dutch Track Championships, 500 m time trial
  • 12th – Dutch Track Championships, Individual pursuit
  • 13th – Dutch Track Championships, Scratch race
  • 2011
  • 27th – 2011 Dutch Time Trial Championship
  • 41st – Dutch Road Race Championship
  • 7th – Dutch Track Championships, 500 m time trial
  • 7th – Dutch Track Championships, Keirin
  • 12th – Dutch Track Championships, Individual pursuit
  • 14th – Dutch Track Championships, Scratch race
  • 4th – Dutch Track Championships, Madison (together with Nathalie van Gogh)
  • 2012 – Team Ibis Cycles 2012 season
  • OTL – World Cup, Ronde van Drenthe
  • 52nd – World Cup, Open de Suède Vårgårda
  • 8th – World Cup, Open de Suède Vårgårda TTT
  • 17th – Dutch Track Championships, Points race
  • DNF – Dutch Track Championships, Scratch race
  • 6th – Dutch Track Championships, Madison (together with Nathalie van Gogh)
  • 2013
  • – Dutch Team Time Trial Championship (together with Julia Soek, Ilona Hoeksma and Vera Koedooder)
  • 2014 – Parkhotel Valkenburg 2014 season

    Personal records

    Speed skating
    Track cycling

    References

    Aafke Eshuis Wikipedia


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