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Pim Schipper

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNED10210198801
NOCNetherlands
Born02 Oct 1988
GenderMen
ResidenceHeerenveen, NED
OccupationAthlete, Farmer, Student
LanguagesDutch
Higher educationAgricultural Studies, Business, Economics - Amsterdam University [UvA]: Netherlands
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 34.96 27 Jan 2019 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:07.66 02 Dec 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:44.87 09 Dec 2017 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 7:08.23 30 Dec 2006 Erfurt  
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/pim.schipper.12  
twitter.com/schipperpim  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at age eight.  
Name of coachGerard van Velde [club], NED  
Club / TeamTeam Reggeborgh: Netherlands  
General Interest
General Interest
Memorable sporting achievementPlacing sixth in the sprint combination at the 2015 World Sprint Championships in Astana, Kazakhstan. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Work hard, work later." (Athlete, 13 Nov 2017)  
Other informationTRAINING ARRANGEMENT
In September 2018 the Royal Dutch Ice Skaters Bond [KNSB] announced they would be supporting a group of seven Dutch speed skaters, including Schipper, who did not have a club at the start of the 2018/19 season. The assistance was initially scheduled to last until the end of the season or until the skaters found a new club and coach, but in October 2018 the group became a team under new sponsor the Reggeborgh Groep. (schaatsen.nl, 17 Oct 2018, 28 Sep 2018)
 
NicknamesPadje [Tortoise]. (pietschipper.nl, 04 Mar 2014)  
Famous relativesHe has four brothers. Bart has competed in speed skating at regional level in the Netherlands, and Sjaak has raced marathons for Radson-Jinstal in the country's Topdivisie. His younger twin brothers Kay and Rick have represented the Dutch roller speed skating team. (pietschipper.nl, 04 Mar 2014)  
Other sportsHe has competed in roller speed skating at national level and was Dutch youth champion in 2005. (YouTube, 22 Apr 2010)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2014/2015 World Sprint Championships Overall6  
    2011/2012 World Sprint Championships Overall18  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2017/2018 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Sprint3  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1000m12  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1000m17  
    2014/2015 World Cup 500m17  
    2011/2012 World Cup 1000m17  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1000m18  
    2015/2016 World Cup 1000m23  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1000m25  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1000m29  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1000m32  
    2016/2017 World Cup 1500m32  
    2014/2015 World Cup 1500m37  
    2012/2013 World Cup 1500m37  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m38  
    2012/2013 World Cup Overall43  
    2010/2011 World Cup 500m44  
    2017/2018 World Cup 1500m46  
    2016/2017 World Cup 500m48