LARS BOOM

Date of birth: 30/12/1985

From: Vlijmen, Netherlands

Team: Rabobank

Previous teams: Rabobank Continental (2005-2008)



Lars Boom career profile

Lars Boom is one of the most versatile and prodigiously talented prospects that the sport of cycling has seen for several years.



Joining the Rabobank Continental team in 2005, Boom forged the early part of his career combining the road with cyclo-cross, although his road racing was used mainly for training for the cyclo-cross season.



Despite racking up some fine cyclo-cross results – he became U23 world champion in 2007 – he also began to land some impressive results on the road, becoming the U23 world time trial champion in the same year.



Staying with the Rabobank Continental squad for the 2008 season, Boom took another host of results on the road, including the remarkable feat of winning the national senior time trial and road race championships. To cap what was an astonishing year, the Dutchman also added the world cyclo-cross title to his already bulging palmarès.



Converting to the road full-time in 2009 – and joining Rabobank’s ProTour team – Boom impressed with an overall win at the Tour of Belgium and riding away to win alone on stage 15 at the Vuelta. The future’s very bright for this young Dutchman.



Lars Boom results

2011

Tour of Qatar; prologue

Criterium du Dauphine; prologue

Tour of Britain; stage three

Tour of Britain; stage six

Tour of Britain; overall

National cyclo-cross championships

2010

Paris-Nice; prologue

National cyclo-cross championships



2009


Vuelta a Espana; stage 15

Tour of Belgium; overall



2008

Tour of Brittany; stage six

Tour of Brittany; stage three

Vuelta a Leon; stage four

Circuito Montanes; stage one

Circuito Montanes; stage five (b)

Circuito Montanes; stage seven

Volta a Lleidal; overall

Volta a Lleidal; stage five (b)

Volta a Lleidal; stage five (a) TTT

Olympia’s Tour; overall

Olympia’s Tour; stage eight

Olympia’s Tour; stage seven

World cyclo-cross championships

National cyclo-cross championships

National time trial championships

National road race championships

Cyclo-cross World Cup, Liévin

Cyclo-cross World Cup, Hoogerheide

Grand Prix Adri van der Poel



2007

Olympia’s Tour; prologue

Olympia’s Tour; stage four

Olympia’s Tour; stage six

Tour of Brittany; overall

Tour of Brittany; stage five

Tour of Brittany; prologue

Tour de Normandie; prologue

Omloop der Kempen

Cyclo-cross World Cup, Veldrit Pijnacker

GVA Trophy, Loenhout

U23 World time trial championships

U23 World cyclo-cross championships  

National cyclo-cross championships



2006

Thuringen-Rundfahrt; stage three (a)

Triptyque des Monts et Chateaux; overall

Triptyque des Monts et Chateaux; stage two (a)

Volta ao Distrito de Santarem; overall

Volta ao Distrito de Santarem; stage three

Grand Prix Sven Nys



2005

Tour de la Somme; stage two

Triptyque des Barrages; overall

Triptyque des Barrages; stage two



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