His professional career ran from 1982–1995. Tour de France Major results Other victories include the 1983 Liège–Bastogne–Liège, the 1986 Tour de Luxembourg and Amstel Gold Race, a stage at the 1987 Tour de Suisse, the 1988 Züri-Metzgete, and 1994 national championship. He finished second at the 1991 World Cycling Championships behind Italy"s Gianni Bugno and ahead of Spain"s Miguel Indurain.
Doping confession On the Dutch television-show Reporter, Rooks admitted with Maarten Ducrot and Peter Winnen to doping.
Rooks said he used testosterone and amphetamines during his 13-year career. In 2009, he admitted using EPO after 1989.
Source: Grand Tours overall classification results timeline World Development = Withdrew.