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Theo Collins

Great Britain

SportSpeed Skating
NOCGreat Britain
Born05 Nov 2003
GenderMen
ResidenceGuildford, ENG
OccupationStudent
LanguagesEnglish
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.98 28 Feb 2020 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:16.36 29 Feb 2020 Heerenveen  
    1500m 2:00.67 29 Feb 2020 Heerenveen  
Social Media
Social Media
instagram.com/theocollinzzz  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Training Regime"A limiting factor to my training is the very low amount of ice time available to my club, only having one hour on Monday and Wednesday evenings. To make up for this, every day I do off-ice exercises to improve strength and technique. I cycle outside, weather permitting, and on the static bike every day. I do not train on ice to improve general fitness and strength. I do a number of other sports at a recreational level including badminton and flatwater kayaking on weekends to stay in shape."  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began speed skating at a leisure centre in Guildford, England, as a boy.  
Club / TeamAldwych Speed Skating Club: Guildford, ENG  
Reason for choosing this sport"My brother used to do diving at Guildford Spectrum, the sports complex at which I now train with Aldwych Speed Skating Club. Every so often I would go along to watch and one time I noticed people speed skating on the ice rink and asked my mum whether I could have a go. I have loved the sport ever since."  
General Interest
General Interest
Hero / IdolBritish cyclist Geraint Thomas. (sportsaid.org.uk, 23 Jul 2019)  
Awards and honoursIn 2016 at the OCS Young Sportsperson Awards ceremony he was one of three regional winners of the Young Sportsperson of the Year Award for the London and South East region. The awards are sponsored by facilities management company OCS. (fmj.co.uk, 03 Nov 2016)  
HobbiesCooking, hockey, cricket, badminton, flatwater kayaking. (sportsaid.org.uk, 23 Jul 2019)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"Not only do I love the sport but I also love travelling to competitions around Europe. Being a highly competitive person, I love to win and hate the feeling of losing. Over the years I have made lots of friends doing short track and enjoy training and competing with them." (sportsaid.org.uk, 23 Jul 2019)  
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