Saturday afternoon was the annual Michael Boogerd Fan Club Day, for the fans
of his official fan club website. This was the third Fan Club Day, and it was the
biggest one yet.
There were many activities, including a Michael Boogerd Quiz, where the
attendees were asked 26 questions about Michael. At the end of the day, the
person who answered the most questions correctly was chosen as the winner of the
quiz. The winner was Daan Roes.
After the quiz, Dries Bos, a soigneur for the Rabobank team, talked to
everyone about his job. Then there was a raffle for some very nice prizes,
including a highlights book, one of Michael's jerseys as well as shorts and
Each Fanclub Day, there is also a ride with Michael, but the weather was very
bad yesterday, so the ride was shortened - the brave souls wanting to take a spin with Michael only rode the parcours of the
Westland Wil Vooruit Cycling Club.
After the ride everyone got to ask Michael ask
questions. There were between 80 and 90 people who attended, including lots of
press, and some special guests - Michael's wife Nerena, Michael's parents and
Here are some photos of the day, courtesy of Marcel Koch and the official
Michael Boogerd Fan Club. There will
be more photos of this event there.
Dries Bos, Rabobank soigneur, answering questions.
Michael and his father
Not a great day for a ride...
Question and answer session
Michael meets his fans
A Boogerd supporter and the picture she painted of Michael.