Bart Brentjens (Dolphin Bike Team) was named Dutch mountain biker of the year Sunday according to telesport.nl. He was selected by a committee of five. In 2007, Brentjens won the Dutch national title and finished second at the Beijing Olympic test event.
Rudi van Houts (Dolphin Bike Team), winner of the Tour de France for mountain bikers, was named Talent of the Year. 4X racer Anneke Beerten (Bikepark.Ch Tui) won the women's award. She won the World Cup overall in 2007 after winning the final round in Maribor, Slovenia.