New US ambassador is keen cyclist

Published on 14 March 2014 by Hilary Staples

The new US ambassador to Holland, Timothy Broas, introduces himself to the Dutch people on YouTube. He tells us about his Dutch ancestors and his intention to fully enjoy the Dutch lifestyle: stroopwafels, sports, possibly a herring and of course cycling along the canals.

Apparently, the ambassador and his wife July are keen cyclists and the bike features a lot in the video. Presumably their hobby has little to do with the appointment, but with all the cycling opportunities Holland has to offer, they have certainly come to the right place.

Welcome to Holland, Ambassador. We’re looking forward to meeting you on one of the Dutch cycle paths!

Take a look at the video of 'The Cycling Ambassordor'.

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