Wout van Aert is the revelation of the wielervoorjaar on the road. The Kempenaar began after a winter of sporting bad luck and sponsorperikelen to a new chapter in the Team’s Jumbo-Visma. VTM NEWS on Thursday 30 may at VTM, the report Wout! Out of the mud, which is a unique glimpse into his life: from his holiday accommodation in Girona to tactiekbespreking in the ploegbus. Van Aert was on for months to be followed: where the journalists stopped, kept the cameras turning here.
Van Aert proved already that he is a virtuoso in the field. But the dethroned world champion cyclo-cross broke yet, his contract with his previous employer and chose to be the way to go prices shown for Team Jumbo Visma. In the Dutch team, no one knew where van Aert after all the setbacks really. But the Belgian reeg from the moment one of the places to each other and grew in no time to the absolute leader in the most important spring classics.
Jumbo-Visma gave the opportunity to Wouts transformation from the inside out. The result is a look behind the scenes of his first moments with his new team until he is totally broken and in tears on the grass of the Vélodrome late fall and spring exit on the Paris-Roubaix. There he was the pechvogel of the Helleklassieker called.