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Willem Hoolwerf


SportSpeed Skating
Born30 Sep 1994
ResidenceEemdijk, NED
OccupationAthlete, Engineer
Higher educationConstruction Management - University of Applied Sciences Utrecht: Netherlands
Personal Bests
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 37.67 27 Dec 2014 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:14.46 14 Jan 2017 Heerenveen  
    1500m 1:49.70 24 Jan 2016 Heerenveen  
    5000m 6:27.10 17 Oct 2015 Inzell  
    10000m 13:29.83 22 Jan 2017 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
World Junior Championships
    Allround   1    
Social Media
Social Media  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Reason for choosing this sportHis family was involved in the sport.  
When and where did you begin this sport?He first tried speed skating at a young age. He began competing at age 13.  
Club / TeamAB Vakwerk: Netherlands  
General Interest
General Interest
Famous relativesHis cousin Evert Hoolwerf has represented the Netherlands in speed skating at World Cup events. His other cousin Bart Hoolwerf has competed in speed skating and roller speed skating at national level in the Netherlands. (SportsDeskOnline, 25 Jan 2019;, 31 Oct 2014;, 18 Oct 2014)  
Other informationFAMILY BUSINESS
In 2008 he began working for the family construction business Hoolwerf Heiwerken in the Netherlands. (LinkedIn profile, 01 May 2017)
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