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Fredrik van der Horst

Norway

SportSpeed Skating
FederationIDSSNOR10212198901
NOCNorway
Born02 Dec 1989 in  Tønsberg
GenderMen
ResidenceTønsberg, NOR
OccupationAthlete
LanguagesEnglish, Norwegian
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 36.70 29 Dec 2009 Hamar  
    1000m 1:11.85 02 Jan 2010 Hamar  
    1500m 1:47.32 11 Dec 2009 Salt Lake City, UT  
    5000m 6:22.10 25 Jan 2014  
    10000m 13:34.64 30 Dec 2017 Stavanger  
Social Media
Social Media
www.fredrikvanderhorst.no/  
www.facebook.com/vander.horst.12  
twitter.com/fredrikhorst  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Name of coachArne Skuterud, NOR; Tom Erik Oxholm, NOR  
Training RegimeHis training programme includes speed skating, roller skating, running, cycling and lifting weights.  
General Interest
General Interest
Sporting philosophy / motto"No matter what, find a way, for that is what winners do." (web.mac.com, 30 Jan 2009)  
InjuriesIllness meant he was unable to compete at the 2014 World Cup events in Obihiro, Japan, and Seoul, Korea. (schaatsflits.nl, 03 Nov 2014)

In January 2009 he suffered an ankle tendon injury. (web.mac.com, 30 Jan 2009)
 
AmbitionsTo win gold at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (Instagram profile, 28 Sep 2014)  
HobbiesDrawing, painting. (Instagram profile, 28 Sep 2014; norgesskoyteakademi.com, 2014)  
Famous relativesHis grandfather Hjalmar Andersen competed in speed skating for Norway and won three gold medals at the 1952 Olympic Winter Games in Oslo. (nettavisen.no, 08 Jan 2010)  
Hero / IdolNorwegian speed skater Johann Olav Koss. (tv2.no, 17 Feb 2014)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2010 Olympic Games Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps4  
    2014/2015 World Single Distances Championships Team Pursuit 8 Laps7  
    2017/2018 European Single Distances Championships 5000m9  
    2013/2014 European Championships Allround12  
    2013/2014 World Allround Championships Allround16  
    2010 Olympic Games 1500m29  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2014/2015 World Cup Heerenveen Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2010/2011 World Cup Hamar Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2009/2010 World Cup Calgary, AB Team Pursuit 8 Laps3  
    2012/2013 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps11  
    2013/2014 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps12  
    2011/2012 World Cup Mass Start 20 Laps22  
    2010/2011 World Cup 5000/10000m28  
    2011/2012 World Cup 5000/10000m30  
    2013/2014 World Cup 5000/10000m31  
    2008/2009 World Cup 5000/10000m39  
    2009/2010 World Cup 5000/10000m39  
    2014/2015 World Cup 5000/10000m39  
    2014/2015 World Cup Mass Start 16 Laps41  
    2010/2011 World Cup 1500m44  
    2013/2014 World Cup 1500m48