UM hosts TV show College Tour with Tom Dumoulin
On 28 November, Maastricht University hosted Dutch TV show College Tour. In our own UM SPORTS they recorded a programme with top cyclist Tom Dumoulin as their guest Click here to watch the show (in Dutch).
In front of more than 400 fans from all over the country, many of whom were Maastricht students, interviewer Twan Huys spoke to Tom about his cycling career. The interesting and occasionally surprising audience questions elicited some disarmingly frank answers from Tom.
A timelapse video of the event
The event in a few snapshots
Photography: Roy Borghouts
About College Tour
In the TV show College Tour, recorded at universities or colleges, host Twan Huys talks to celebrities about their life and work. The extensive interviews revolve around questions from the student audience. Previous guests include Madeleine Albright, Johan Cruijff, John Malkovich, Hans Teeuwen, Jesse Jackson, Princess Irene, Harry Mulisch, Steve Ballmer and the Dalai Lama, Sting, Richard Branson and Doutzen Kroes.
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