Newly crowned 2018 Winmau World Masters Boys champion, Jurjen van der Velde, has signed a 3-year sponsorship deal with Winmau, the world’s leading darts brand announced today.
The highly-rated Dutch youngster recently the lifted the illustrious Winmau World Masters Boys trophy in Bridlington Spa, to add to his WDF European Youth title earlier in the year. The 15-year old has also now been invited to the prestigious Finders Darts Masters and called-up to the 4-man Netherlands JDC World Cup squad.
The future is bright for the Dutch youngster and he hopes that with the support of Winmau he can continue his career to the top of the sport.
“It was incredible to win such a historic tournament as the Winmau World Masters and I just can’t wait to get back on the board!” said van der Velde. “I’ve been using Winmau’s top quality equipment for years and throw with their Foxfire tungsten darts. I was over the moon when they first contacted me. With the support and backing from the Winmau team I know I can continue to pick up more trophies in the future”
Ian Flack, Winmau’s Sales and Marketing Director, added: “Jurjen showed us exactly what he is capable of in Bridlington this weekend. It was a fantastic performance and we can’t wait to work with such a bright young talent. Picking up the WDF European Youth and Winmau World Master trophies in the same year is a first-class achievement and we hope to be there every step of the way to aid in his future progression.”
You can follow Jurjen via Twitter (@jurjenvdvelde) and Facebook (@JurjenvanderVeldedarts)