Who We Are
Meet the people behind the legendary brand American Eagle, World’s 1st Olympic Champion mountainbike. Brought back on the market by entrepreneur Henk Schipper and mountainbike legend Bart Brentjens.
He wrote history by becoming World’s 1st Olympic Champion Mountainbike while riding American Eagle. Bart has a glorious career with many highlights and winning all possible titles there are in the sport of mountainbike.
Since 2009 Bart is running an International UCI Elite Mountainbike Trade Team and he is active as co-commentator for Redbull TV during the UCI Worldcups XCO. Together with Henk Schipper Bart brought the brand American Eagle back on the market in November 2016. Bart Brentjens is responsible for Product Management.
He had a career in the global bicycle industry. After having worked for SRAM, Veltec & Ritchey, he founded the high end carbon wheel brand Fast Forward. Under the wings of Schipper the brand Fast Forward grew in a short time of period to one of the key players in the market of high end carbon wheels. Henk Schipper was also co-founder of the Dutch pro-continental road cycling team Roompot – Nederlandse Loterij. Together with Bart Brentjens he brought the brand American Eagle back on the market in November 2016. Henk Schipper is responsible for Sales & Marketing.