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Thijs Roozen

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNED11709199401
NOCNetherlands
Born17 Sep 1994
GenderMen
ResidenceHeemstede, NED
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesDutch
Higher educationAdministration Studies - Open University: Netherlands
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 35.81 18 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1000m 1:08.98 18 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:45.26 20 Mar 2016 Calgary  
    5000m 6:55.47 04 Nov 2017 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/thijs.roozen  
twitter.com/thijsroozen  
www.thijsroozen.nl/  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHe played tennis, football and golf as a boy, and his parents also wanted him to try speed skating. At age 12 he decided to concentrate on speed skating. "It's really nice to skate faster and faster."  
Name of coachErwin ten Hove, NED; Martin ten Hove, NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating at age five.  
Club / TeamTeam IKO: Netherlands  
General Interest
General Interest
Awards and honoursIn 2013 he was nominated for Sportsman of the Year in the municipality of Kennemerland, Netherlands. (rodi.nl, 23 Oct 2013)  
HobbiesSupporting Dutch football team Ajax, playing golf. (schaatsen.nl, 24 Oct 2014)  
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