The Dutch cycling awards were presented earlier this week at the Den Bosch's Orangerie hall, and the winner in the off-road category (including mountain bike and cyclo-cross) was Bart Brentjens. In 2006, Brentjens won in the Dutch national championships and a World Cup race in Curacao. Overall, he finished fourth in the 2006 World Cup. Brentjens will ride for Team Dolphin in 2007.
Runners-up for the award were Rabobank cyclo-cross riders Gerben de Knegt (second) and Lars Boom (third).
Other winners were Michael Boogerd (best male rider), Sebastiaan Langeveld (best new talented rider), and Marianne Vos (best female rider).