Data Analysis: Mathieu van der Poel at the Tour of Flanders

Dr. Stephen Seiler dives into Mathieu van der Poel's power data from the 2021 Tour of Flanders to decipher what it takes to excel in a Spring Classic.

Mathieu van der Poel finished second at the 2021 Tour of Flanders. As he did for several other big races this season, whether he won or lost, the Dutchman released his race power data.

In this workshop, exercise physiologist Dr. Stephen Seiler dives into van der Poel’s data and compares it minute-for-minute and watt-for-watt with other great races he has won to learn more about what it takes to excel in a Spring Classic.

Reposted on Fast Talk Laboratories with permission of Dr. Stephen Seiler.

More by