Katrien is another new face on the HUNT Beyond programme. With extensive experience touring the world and taking on some of the toughest Bike packing events Katrien is sure to make a fantastic addition to Beyond. As well as participating in events Katrien and her partner Manu love to spend plenty of time bikepacking and cycling with their 2 young boys.
Katrien De Smet
Name: Katrien De Smet
Hometown: Hamme, Belgium
Years riding: 9
Longest bike ride: Prudhoe Bay, Alaska, to the south of Mexico, including the Great Divide Mountain bike Route (around 10.000 km’s)
Favourite ride snack: Bananas
Wheels of choice: HUNT 35 Carbon Gravel X-Wide Wheelset
Cycling Highlights: Cycling the Swedish part of the European Divide trail with our two sons in 2021 (3 and 4 years old at the time) and finishing Atlas Mountain Race in 2022 despite severe saddle sores.
2023 Goals: Race around Rwanda, and undecided yet about a second race towards September or October.