Torhout : Sunday 8:00 am
Up to bakkery and tearoom 't Piccolootje where Chris Pollin , president of the Klaas-fan club , and his wife serves a delicious breakfast to all the supporters before driving to Erpe Mere ..
Stock ...for the 90 - mile trip ..
Yes , this really is the Klaas-FanClub - bus !
10:00 am : Erpe-Mere , here we come !!
I proudly present to You : Maaike Crombez - manager of the Fan Club
10:15 am : (Gin-) - in Flanders we say ..Jenever-time !
And also Francine , the mother of Klaas , is serving the thirsty fans ...
11:00 am Arrived in Erpe-Mere , putting on the mud-artillery ..
It will be really necessary ...
12:30 Klaas is scouting the track ..full of concentration ..
Father Daniel although ..seems a little bit worried ...
14:55 Klaas interviewed by Renaat Schotte - Sporza ( pic : M.Deboodt )
15:40 ...Klaas moving forwards ..up to ...
....1 st place and it's the ..final lap !!!
YES ,YES ... for the 2nd time in 3 years !!! ( pic :Sporza )
Podium - ceremony (Pic : M.Deboodt )
Klaas in the 7th Heaven .. ( pic:Sporza )
and that's also the place where some of his fans are ...( pic:Sporza )
Mother Francine : up to a big party ...
18:00 On the bus : back to Torhout ..
for a big party in the FanClub-café 't Paviljoentje ..
Maaike being interviewed by the Belgian National Radio 'Radio 2'
23:00 Klaas in the DRIEKLEUR arriving at the FanClub-café to greet his fans ..
and ..of course ..official reception by the Major of Torhout
and many others ...
Everyone in Torhout was moving in into a long night ..
Klaas did it again , 1 full year with the 'driekleur' , fantastic - great !!
Up to Tabor now on the 1st of february , maybe taking the white jersey overthere , yes the one with the 'vijfkleur '?
Story and pics : © Patrick Verhoest -Flanders