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Jan Blokhuijsen

Speed Skating NED

Jan Blokhuijsen

Jan Blokhuijsen
  • Birth date 4/01/1989
  • Birthplace Zuid-Scharwoude
  • Residence Heerenveen
  • Height/Weight 6'0"/ 176 lbs
  • Olympics 2010, 2014

Biography

  • Residence
  • Heerenveen, NED
  • Club / Team
  • Justlease.nl: Netherlands
  • Hobbies
  • History, reading, listening to music. (janblokhuijsen.com, 30 Oct 2014)
  • Injuries
  • In May 2017 he broke his ankle at a training camp in Mallorca, Spain. (schaatsen.nl, 31 May 2017)

    He suffered from a virus for six weeks prior to the start of the 2016/17 season. (schaatsen.nl, 20 Oct 2016)

    He had an infection and an ankle injury in 2013. (schaatsen.nl, 25 Oct 2013; volkskrant.nl, 04 Mar 2013)
  • Other sports
  • He has represented the Netherlands in roller speed skating, finishing fifth in the track 10,000m points elimination at the 2015 European Championships in Worgl, Austria. (SportsDeskOnline, 08 Dec 2015; vpzschaatsteam.nl, 28 Jan 2010)
  • Ambitions
  • To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (rtvnh.nl, 24 Oct 2015)
  • Name of coach
  • Rutger Tijssen [club], NED; Geert Kuiper [national]. NED
  • Occupation
  • Athlete
  • Languages
  • Dutch
  • Family
  • Partner Penny-Lee
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