Déjà vu... Danish National Coach

 

It is with great excitement that I can finally announce that I have signed a 3 year contract with "Rullesport Danmark" to be Danish National Coach for Inline Speedskating. 

 

Exactly 20 years ago I made my first speedskating workshop in Denmark (in Aarhus). And there began my exciting and pleasurable relationship with Danish speedskating. 15 years ago I began as National Coach for Denmark, the sport was in a similar position to present day, similar size, similar amount of skating clubs, but with a few more skaters than now. We can build that again, I believe. In 2002 Denmark had never before had a medal at EM, and only had a top10 result once. In 2003 and 2004 we attained 6 bronze medals from EM. This was largely regarded a great success.

 

I have already begun working with the skaters, and we had one training weekend earlier this month, just after the National Indoor Championships. I really enjoyed the weekend, and meeting all the new skaters. Some of them I knew already and have known for 10 years or more, and some younger ones I got to meet for the first time. There was a good atmosphere, good attitude from all the skaters, and much skating. Here's a little video from that training. 

 

 

Our next training is in 10 days, our first outdoor meeting of the year. (Yes, it's cold here in Denmark).  Then we take a training trip to Heerenveen in Holland for 5 days on track, with over 50 danish skaters from age 7 to adult, in preparation for the coming European Cup season; Gross Gerau and Heerde, for us. 

 

I'm looking forward to the coming seasons, and working with some very keen athletes.

Exciting times! 😃  

 

Lets go faster,

Coach Sooty. 

 

p.s. If you're interested in 'who' Sooty is, then click here, and/or read below. 

 

 

 

 

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6 medals as National Coach at European Track Champs.

 

9 Medals from Masters Euro's and Worlds.

 

Also...

 

Thomas (44) Marathon

1:22 to 1:07 in 3years

2 hours less training per week than before.

 

Maria (45) Marathon

1:38 - 1:12 in 3 years

No increase in training hours

 

Angela (38) Marathon

1:42 - 1:28 in 8 months

Only been on skates 18 months!

 

Klaus (39) Marathon

1:19 - 1:06 in 2 years

Only been on skates 3 years

 

Lukas (18) Marathon

1:25 - 1:02 in 2 years

 

Mike (45) 10 mile

35 - 31min in 1 year

 

 

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