If you thought you had to battle some nasty conditions this winter, spare a thought for competitors in the Dutch Headwind Championships, who had to contend with winds of 100+kph.
The Championships take place on the windiest day of the year annually on the Netherlands’ Oosterscheldekering storm barrier and competitors must ride the entire 8.5km course against winds of more than 100km/h on single-speed bikes.
Each year, on the windiest day of the year, the Dutch Headwind Cycling Championships take place on the Oosterscheldekering Storm Surge Barrier.
Over 200 competitors ride the 8.5 km course against 100+ km/hr winds on upright single-speed bikes. Watch more: https://t.co/h2sVb6819T pic.twitter.com/OIU0iVTiUd
— Dutch Cycling Embassy (@Cycling_Embassy) January 17, 2020