Who is Joop Zijlaard ?
Joop Zijlaard was born on October 29, 1943 in Reeuwijk. He is a Dutch pacemaker on the derny and a Rotterdam hospitality entrepreneur .
Zijlaard started in 1970 as a pacer on the cycling track of Ahoy Rotterdam .
He raced with various national and international cycling nets, including Joop Zoetemelk , Gerrie Knetemann , Gianni Bugno , Francesco Moser , Erik Zabel and Peter Schep . Matthé Pronkimproved behind the wide back of Zijlaard in 2004 the world hour recordbehind the derny. Zijlaard won many Dutch and European titles as a pacesetter. Zijlaard is popular with the public for his way of driving: in the finals of the race he often motivates his rider with a characteristic arm movement. He drove his last lap on January 5, 2013 during the Six Days of Rotterdam .
According to his own statement, Joop Zijlaard owes his success as an entrepreneur to a large extent thanks to cycling. Many spectators of Ahoy on Sunday went after dinner at Joop in the Golden Mustache . Later he opened brasserie Kaat Mossel . Joop Zijlaard is the initiator for an award for deserving Rotterdammers, the Gouden Mossel .
Zijlaard is the father-in-law of Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel who is married to Michael Zijlaard. His other son, Ron Zijlaard, is also active as a pacemaker.
What is Joop Zijlaard Net Worth ?
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