Designed by Joost Albronda, Sportret is a book about the oeuvre of Dutch sports photographer Klaas Jan van der Weij.
Sportret contains more than 350 pages and over 200 images of Dutch and international athletes, including Johan Cruijff, Epke Zonderland, Robert Gesink, Max & Jos Verstappen, Oranje, Frank Rijkaard, Usain Bolt, Greg Lemond, Dafne Schippers and many others. With contributions of Marije Randewijk, Gio Lippens, Jeroen Stekelenburg, Bert Wagendorp, Wilfried de Jong and others.
Dutch photographer Klaas Jan van der Weij (Emmen, 1952) is sport. At the age of 30 he ended his career in physiotheraphy to pursue a career as photo journalist. And successfully: Van der Weij won numerous international awards for his work, including the prestigious World Press Photo award in the category Sport.