Hailing from Belgium, Jens grew up on the cobbles. His resume reflect his upbringing: back-to-back Baloise Belgium Tour victories, wins at Driedaagse van West-Vlaanderen, Le Samyn, Nokere-Koerse, second at Gent Wevelgem. Three seasons ago his snagged his first Grand Tour win, winning a reduced bunch sprint into Bilbao at the 2016 Vuelta a España.
Jens joins EF Education First Pro Cycling following stints with French, Australian and Belgian teams. He says our team’s culture and equipment sponsors inspired his move, and he’s thrilled to join forces with compatriot Sep Vanmarcke over the cobbles.
Father to two young boys, Jens savors family time at home between races across the globe.