You can imagine that I, with all my experiences, this time in 1986 did not do any extra test anymore before going to Leeuwarden for the tour. I was well trained. A problem was that, on the day that the tour would be held, I had an important committee meeting at the university of Amsterdam. However, my opinion was that the committee would take the wrong decision whether I would be there or not. So I could just as well go to the “Elfstedentocht”.
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