Jim has been a rock star in pretty much everything he did. Born in the very traditional village of Urk (Netherlands) he had all the reason for rebellion. In his younger years he smoked, drank way too much liquor, listened to hardcore rock, grew long hair, scared old ladies and bullied local shop owners. But above all he was quite cool, being the local bad boy.
Since he had to flee out of the village quite often, he got quite good at cycling on young age. Jim couldn’t sing himself (note: he was named after Jim Morrison by his parents) and his acting skills were not that great either. So he switched to a career as cyclist to get famous.
Although Jim didn’t feel the need to stay in the Netherlands himself, his rough image made him to be ignored by all of their teams. Eventually his reputation and raw potential reached as far as Iran. Picked up by Team Oasis and with ample in... Read more