Prof. since: 2003
Style of rider: All-rounder
Hobbies: Going out for a good dinner with friends
Favourite race: Tour de France
Twitter name: @kevin_de_weert
Here is one of the most professional athletes in cycling. Attentive to detail and to every technical aspect, Kevin is one of the most consistent riders on the team. His skills as a climber allowed him to close out the 2011 Tour de France in 12th place. He's married to Yasmine Van Looy, daughter of ex-professional Frans Van Looy. Kevin loves spending time with friends and family. His goals for the season? "I love the major tours, so I hope to make the selection for one of them so I can support my teammates. In the smaller stage races I'd like to achieve some of my personal goals."
Overall Giro della Toscana juniors, Ledegem – Kemmel – Ledegem juniors, National time trial champion juniors, Trofee van Vlaanderen Reningelst and 3rd stage Heuvelland Tweedaagse.
2nd stage Triptyque des Barrages U23
1st stage and Overall Tour de Liège
2002: Rabobank GS3
2005: Quick Step-Innergetic
2006: Quick Step-Innergetic
2009: Team Quick Step
2010: Team Quick Step
2011: Team Quick Step
2012: Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team
Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the selection that will take part in the 53rd edition of De Brabantse Pijl, which takes place on Wednesday, April 10th. The 200km race is considered as the opening of the second part of Spring Classics season. The parcour is a constant up and down, including 25 short climbs starting with the Rue de Hal at km 55, and ending with Schavei, which goes until the finish line.
Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team rider Sylvain Chavanel may be known for his stage hunting prowess and his time trial ability, but he showed on Saturday he can also win some bunch sprints. Chavanel bested World Champion Philippe Gilbert (BMC Racing Team) and Joaquin Rojas (Movistar), showing he had the legs to withhold a long sprint and win the 220km stage in Nice after a mountain stage with five categorized climbs.
Omega Pharma - Quick-Step Cycling Team has announced the selection that will participate in Trofeo Mallorca, from Sunday, Feb. 3rd until Wednesday, February 6th. Trofeo Mallorca — not considered a multiple day stage race, which allows riders to not participate on certain days of the races — was a successful one for OPQS in 2012. OPQS has been training in Mallorca in preparation for similar results.