2001 Photo Contest, Sports, 1st prize

Chris Keulen

Hollandse Hoogte for Trouw

01 November, 2000

Cyclist and his wife at home. The Tour du Faso is one of Africa's most important cycle races. The race is second in popularity only to soccer in Burkina Faso. The route runs from a small village in southwest Burkina Faso for over 1300 km through countryside that basks in temperatures of up to 40 degrees Celsius. This year 66 cyclists from Africa and Europe took part.

About the photographer

Chris Keulen

He studied Dutch language and literature in Nijmegen and photography at the Royal Art Academy in The Hague. His personal documentary work deals with everyday life in the Netherla...

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