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Chris Huizinga

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born11 Aug 1997 in  Groningen
GenderMen
ResidenceGroningen, NED
LanguagesDutch, English
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.05 26 Jan 2019 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:12.27 12 Feb 2017 Erfurt  
    1500m 1:46.62 02 Nov 2019 Heerenveen  
    5000m 6:21.58 01 Nov 2019 Heerenveen  
    10000m 13:20.58 03 Nov 2019 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    Mass Start 10 Laps 1      
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
    Allround 1      
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/chris.huizinga.3  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTeam Jumbo-Visma: Netherlands  
Reason for choosing this sportHis parents were skaters. "The sport is my life, I have done it since childhood."  
Name of coachJac Orie [club], NED  
When and where did you begin this sport?He began skating at an early age in Garnwerd, Netherlands.  
General Interest
General Interest
AmbitionsTo compete at the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. (dvhn.nl, 02 Nov 2018)  
Awards and honoursIn 2015 he was named Inline Talent of the Year and Inline Skater of the Year in the Netherlands. (winsum.nieuws.nl, 11 Jun 2016)  
Other sportsHe has represented the Netherlands in roller speed skating, and placed 69th in the marathon at the 2016 World Championships in Nanjing, People's Republic of China. (SportsDeskOnline, 12 Dec 2019)  
Other informationOTHER ACTIVITIES
He has served as an ambassador of Grunn Moves, a non-profit organisation that aims to raise awareness and finances in the fight against multiple sclerosis. "I think it's a very nice goal. So if I can help them with anything, I will gladly do so. If I have a day off, I really enjoy being present at their events." (grunnmoves.nl, 29 Jan 2019; noorderkrant.nl, 31 Oct 2018)
 
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2018/2019 World Single Distances Championships Mass Start 16 Laps13  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2018/2019 World Cup Obihiro Team Pursuit 8 Laps2  
    2018/2019 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps9  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m34