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Name: Willem Boersma

Age: 19

Height: 187cm

Hometown: Portage La Prairie, MB

Current residence: Langley, BC

Education: Trinity Western University

What age did you start cycling? 8

What inspired you to start riding / racing? I loved riding my bike and loved pushing myself

First bike? Jamis mountain bike

First cycling club or team? Portage junkyard dogs

Career highlight to-date?

  • 2013 Junior Canadian CX Champion
  • 2014 and 2015 Cyclocross Worlds
  • 2015 Road Worlds

Favourite place to train in Canada? Greater Vancouver area in BC

Favourite race? BC Super week

High sock or low? Definitely High

Favourite food? Pizza or a good Burrito

Hobbies / pastimes away from cycling? Downhill and XC Skiing, Running, Spending time on my family farm back in Manitoba.

Favourite place to travel or race abroad? Spain or France

Favourite music? Love house music but can never go wrong with some Country

Favourite tv show or movie? Pearl Harbour or One Tree Hill

Interesting or little-known fact about you? My father is from The Netherlands