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Patrick Roest

Speed Skating NED

Patrick Roest

Patrick Roest
  • Birth date 12/07/1995
  • Birthplace Lekkerkerk
  • Residence Lekkerkerk
  • Height/Weight 6'1"/ 171 lbs

Biography

  • Residence
  • Lekkerkerk, NED
  • Club / Team
  • Team Lotto NL-Jumbo: Netherlands
  • Injuries
  • In September 2017 he broke his left wrist and forearm after a fall in training. (schaatsen.nl, 15 Sep 2017; teamlottojumbo.nl, 15 Sep 2017)
  • Memorable sporting achievement
  • Winning silver in the big combination at the 2017 World Allround Championships in Hamar, Norway. (schaatsen.nl, 05 Mar 2017)
  • Other sports
  • He has competed in marathon speed skating at national level and in roller speed skating at international level. (proskating.nl, 23 Oct 2014; patrickroest.nl, 01 Sep 2014)
  • Famous relatives
  • His older sister Natasja Roest represented the Netherlands in speed skating at the 2013 Winter World University Games in Trentino, Italy. She has also competed in roller speed skating at national level. (patrickroest.nl, 01 Sep 2014; natasjaroest.nl, 02 Jan 2014)
  • Ambitions
  • To compete at the 2018 Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang. (teamnl.org, 06 Mar 2017)
  • Awards and honours
  • In March 2014 he was presented with the Van Polanen Certificate by the mayor of Nederlek, Netherlands. The honour was in recognition of the gold medal he won at the 2014 World Junior Championships in Bjugn, Norway. (deweekkrant.nl, 19 Mar 2014)
  • Name of coach
  • Jac Orie [clubl], NED; Geert Kuiper [national], NED
  • Occupation
  • Athlete
  • Languages
  • Dutch, English
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