Get to know the Dutch speed skating team, which has been the best in the world historically. Speed skating is a huge sport in the Netherlands, where people skated on frozen canals for centuries. Speed skaters are celebrities in the Netherlands, and get familiar with the brightest stars of the bunch.
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Jorrit Bergsma is a long distance Dutch speed skater. He finished first in the overall World Cup standings for the 5000m last year and has produced consistent results, including a gold in 5000m at the World Cup Berlin this year.