Believe . . .
|A couple results as coach||
|A couple results as a sailor||
|Languages||Dutch, French, English|
When Daan was 8 he started sailing but combined it with football until the age of 12, when pursued his sailing dream. In the final three years in the optimist class he qualified for one European and two World championships winning the selections with the best score ever recorded in a qualifiers in 2010. After the optimist Daan moved on to the 29er, he attended three Isaf Youth World championships. Daan trained both in Belgium and internationally, both in optimist and 29er, gaining invaluable international experience from top coaches. To this day Daan still sails a snipe competitively with his father. He is now coaching and will combine this with a studying for a degree in engineering.