The Mission – much bigger than the man. Friday 13 September 2019, Wielercentrum Eddy Merckx -Gent


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Donate by betting on the exact distance that Alex will cycle in 1 h. on 13 September by transferring €10 per bet on account BE02 0018 6415 9740 and type the distance that Alex will cover in meters as reference (e.g. 40.001 meters). The one closest to Alex’s actual distance wins a prize. At the event, the winner will be announced and Alex will hand over all bets and/or donations to Mrs. Rosalind Owen, Executive Director of the  








13 Sep '19 D-Day
20 Aug '19 Testing the starting system.
13 Aug '19 My new Time Trial helmet – HJC Adwatt – by courtesy of the Belgian Cycling Factory
9 Aug '19 Professional speaker and good friend Harry van Hestwill be the presenter of the event of 13 September.
8 Aug '19 Lombardia Food Creator particpates with its GINGER LOVE.
5 Aug '19 Alex's aerosuit designed and produced by Bioracer.
30 July '19 Start of last 6 weeks with interval training on track. Here the stats of a 10 min interval showing that the 40 km/h is not reached yet. Note the power loss due to the imbalance power production of both legs due to the clubfoot. This ride was not with an appropriate helmet and aerosuit. So there is still some room for improvement…
27 July '19 Serious fall during outdoor training. No pain – no gain!
10 July '19 WILLY NAESSENS Group participates as a Silver
9 July '19 Intermediary evaluation: There is still a gap between the power I can produce and the power I need for 40 km/h. Hard training till September 13th is required!
4 July '19 WABCO participates as Silver Sponsor.
3 July '19 ARDENT Advocaten participates as Silver Sponsor.
2 July '19 Klompvoetpatiënt zet alle zeilen bij om Belgisch uurrecord op zijn naam te zetten
2 July '19 This is the bike prepared by Philippe and his team at Velodome.
1 July '19 In the windtunnel at Bike Valley.
19 Jun '19 INTERVEST OFFICES participates as Gold
10 Jun '19 CEUSTERS Real Estate participates as Silver Sponsor.
7 Jun '19 WDP participates as Gold
6 Jun '19 Body and Bikefitting at EnergyLab. Alex's left leg is 1.7 kg lighter than his right leg.
6 Jun '19 Customizing the aerosuit at Bioracer
3 Jun '19 World Clubfoot Day. Alex is one of the ambassadors of the campaign
3 Jun '19 MODEMAKERS participates as Silver
28 May '19 ODTH participates as Silver
24 May '19 DELOITTE participates as Gold
24 May '19 EASYFAIRS participates as Gold
23 May '19 Fitness test to determine training zones
22 May '19 TEMPO-TEAM participates as Gold
21 May '19 VIB – Vereniging voor Inkoop en Bedrijfslogistiek participates as Silver
16 May '19 Gazet van Antwerpen Team Campenaerts stuwt Kontichnaar met klompvoet richting Belgisch uurrecord
15 May '19 PORT OF ANTWERP participates as Gold
11 May '19 Flows Magazine Team Campenaerts helpt Alex Van Breedam (TRI-VIZOR) aan uurrecord
16 Jan '18 Prof. Dr. P. Brugada gives his approval to re-start training after several weeks of heart monitoring
9 Sep '18 Cancellation. The hour record attempt of 17 November 2018 is cancelled upon advice of one of the cardiologists after a one-off heart defibrilation on 21 July 2018
2 July '18 ASD surgery. Alex undergoes a minimal surgery to overcome an Atrial Septal Defect of 2.3 cm. ASD is a"hole" in the wall that separates the top two chambers of the heart.This defect allows oxygen-rich blood to leak into the oxygen-poor blood chambers in the heart.
26 Aug '18 First contact with the Global Clubfoot inititative and its Runfree2030 strategy
10 Jul '18 Alex decides to go attack the Belgian hour record for his age category on the 17 November 2018.
3 May '18 Trends. First press announcement of Alex's intention to go for the time trial on track Karakter kweken. PDF