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Monique van der Vorst

Monique's story is unlike any other in the world of pro cycling. Paralyzed from the hips down since she was 13, she became a world class Paralympic athlete, capturing two silver medals in Beijing in 2008 and winning the 2009 Ironman World Championships with her handcycle. But that's not the amazing... More >>

Monique van der Vorst

2-time Paralympic Medalist

Rabobank-Liv Team
Nationality The Netherlands
Birth date November 20, 1984
Birth place Gouda, The Netherlands
Residence Amstelveen, The Netherlands
Height 1.70 meters
Weight 56 kilograms
Pro since 2006
Best results Two silver medals at 2008 Paralympic Games, Road and TT race; 1st, 2009 Ironman World Championships handcycle
2012 goal Continue amazing recuperation from paralysis, compete as road cyclist