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Samuel Airey

Great Britain

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSGBR10301199901
NOCGreat Britain
Born03 Jan 1999 in  Basingstoke
GenderMen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.47 29 Sep 2017 Inzell  
    1000m 1:17.21 07 Oct 2017 Inzell  
    1500m 2:00.62 27 Nov 2016 Minsk  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/SamuelPAirey/  
twitter.com/samuel_airey  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachPhilip Brojaka [national]  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating in 2007 in Leiden, Netherlands.  
Club / TeamTeam FrySk: Leeuwarden, NED  
Reason for choosing this sport"A friend convinced me to do inline skating with him during one summer. At the end of the skating season I was convinced to give ice skating a go through the winter. Also, I really like the speed and the friendliness of everyone from world to club level. Furthermore, I like the different variations with training."  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolDutch speed skaters Sven Kramer, Bob de Jong and Kjeld Nuis. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017; iceskating.org.uk, 2016)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (iceskating.org.uk, 2016)  
Famous relativesHis father Stephen Airey has worked as a manager for the National Ice Skating Association of Great Britain and Northern Ireland [NISA]. (UK Longtrack News and Information Facebook page, 16 Oct 2016; frontiersports.co.uk, 19 May 2014)  
NicknamesSam (iceskating.org.uk, 2016)  
Memorable sporting achievementCompeting at Junior World Cup events. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerDutch speed skater Kjeld Nuis. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
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