In the fyfties Jan Cottaar,sportseditor of the Nieuwe Rotterdamse Courant,
became very famous in the Netherlands by his running radio commentaries
of the Tour de France. Perhaps the most important cycle event in the world.
On this site you`ll find a few of these radiocommentaries.
In Dutch only, of course.

The Jan Cottaartulip

In the sixties they named a tulip the "Jan Cottaartulip".



In the background his daughter Annemarie.