Country Belgium
Date of birth 17/06/1997

This young and promising Belgian climber turned pro at Lotto Soudal as of 1 July 2018 after he was part of the U23 team, led by Kurt Van de Wouwer. Vanhoucke already showed his talent by winning the U23 version of Il Lombardia in 2016 and by taking stage victories in prestigious races such as the Giro della Valle d’Aosta and the Tour de Savoie Mont-Blanc. Vanhoucke is a pure climber and will primarily focus on the tougher stage races.

Belgisch Kampioenschap ITT

3rd place