Steven Philipsen

Architect Steven Philipsen

On Saturday morning at approximately 10:30AM on E. Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway in Des Moines, one motorcyclist was fatally injured after an accident occurred and police are currently assessing its cause.

Jasper Philipsen will lead an Alpecin-Deceuninck squad at Paris-Roubaix. He’ll be joined by Soren Kragh Andersen, Dries De Bondt, Jason Osborne and Edward Planckaert.

Early Life and Education

Philipsen holds an Air Transport Pilot certificate as well as Gold Seal Flight Instructor certificates for single engine land, multi engine land, instrument airplane, glider and mountain wave flying certifications, as well as search and rescue flying and mountain wave flying certifications. Additionally, he teaches aviation safety classes.

Philipsen’s parents’ home features a photo of Tom Boonen sitting next to one of Wout Van Aert – an appropriate comparison considering he has already upended more established cobbled specialists this season.

On the morning after Kuurne-Brussel-Kuurne, heavy rainstorms lashed the UAE Team Emirates rider’s childhood home near Ham. Yet he offered Cyclingnews shelter from the pouring rain with an easy smile and welcome.

Professional Career

Steve provides management counsel on labor and employment matters to companies located both within Louisiana/Mississippi as well as nationwide companies. His clients span automobile manufacturers, big-box retail, insurance carriers, hospitality, construction as well as automobile manufacturers themselves. Steve has extensive experience handling Title VII cases as well as Section 11(c) Retaliation lawsuits filed under Family Medical Leave Act or ADA as well as wage-and-hour issues.

Jasper Philipsen of Alpecin-Deceuninck won the 2022 Tour de France Saitama Criterium after sprinting from a six-man group, alongside Jonas Vingegaard, Mark Cavendish and Geraint Thomas. Police believe excessive speed and weather conditions were significant contributing factors. This marked Des Moines’ 15th traffic-related fatality this year; seven were associated with motorcycles.

Achievement and Honors

Emory University Board of Visitors as well as being an Emory faculty convocation speaker and Family Weekend guest lecturer, as well as serving on PACE Advisory Board and Departmental Liaison Committee for Pre-College Program and undergraduate recruitment initiatives.

Jasper Philipsen (Alpecin-Deceuninck) won stage 15 in Carcassonne after an exciting finish that saw breakaway specialist Benjamin Thomas caught with the finish line within reach. Jasper Philipsen followed Dylan Groenewegen up the final ramp before unleashing an aggressive sprint to overtake BikeExchange-Jayco’s Dylan Groenewegen within the final kilometre and dominate victory with ease.

As a senior architect, Philipsen is well-regarded for his design expertise and ability to take projects from concept through construction administration. He has contributed his skills on various aviation and transportation related projects including Denver International Airport Hotel and Transit Center, Jackson Hole Airport Terminal Renovation, and Tulsa International Airport Baggage Inspection Systems and SSCP Design projects.

Personal Life

Steven Philipsen, a highly esteemed architect, is responsible for numerous high-profile projects. With a unique style that bridges contemporary and timeless elements, his works reflect his passion for aviation and transportation; receiving numerous awards and honors in recognition for them.

He conducts interviews with activists and party members alike in order to assess their sentiment, providing him with insight into internal politics that have an effect on so many.

Married to Helen and raising three children and two grandchildren – as well as one great-grandchild – he currently resides in Brooten, Minnesota with an excellent sense of humor, is an avid reader, an accomplished artist, gardens and cans fruits and vegetables himself as well as travels frequently including Hawaii trips.

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