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The VeloVeritas Years – 2011: RIP Wouter Weylandt

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When Martin suggested we use the RIP Wouter Weylandt obituary as our 2011 article in our ‘VeloVeritas looks back over our years‘ series it stirred memories of such a sad day.

It’s not something I’ve mentioned to many but on that day of despair I had been waiting to speak to Wouter at the Leopard-Trek bus before the race – but with the depart looming we had to vamoose and get a head start on the peloton.

Wouter was always good for a quote with smiles and good humour his trademarks.

I sometimes wonder that if we’d waited a little longer, met Wouter and spent even a few moments with him t