Catch up with Van Der Steen
The guys from Loft TV have tracked down team rider Ben Van Der Steen to talk about his incredible year on tour.
Ben Van Der Steen (Starboard / Loft / Mystic) has had an exceptional season on the racecourse making his way onto the podium four times, and beating the world champions Bjorn Dunkerbeck (Starboard / Severne / Mystic / DunkerbeckEyewear) and Antoine Albeau (JP / NeilPryde) on a number of occasions, allowing him to finish in an amazing third place.
Van Der Steen’s combination of blistering pace down the straights, control in the corners and superb timing on the starts has made him a particularly dangerous opponent all year. In this interview Van Der Steen provides us with an insight into what it’s like taking on the top dogs, and why 2011 has been such a good year for him.