75 Jan Blokhuijsen – Speed skating Olympic Champion

“On the ice it’s a battle.” Jan Blokhuijsen was part of the Netherlands team that won the men’s speed skating team pursuit event at the 2014 Sochi Olympics.

On this week’s Best in the World with Richard Parr, Jan is asked about the difficulty of racing on a team with his rivals. He talks about his relationship with 3x Olympic Champion Sven Kramer. Plus he gives his side of the story on Jorrit Bergsma withdrawing as a substitute from the gold winning team.

Also on the podcast the Dutch skater explains his training routine and talks about reaching a ‘state of flow’.

You will also find out how Jan met his model fiancée using social media.
You can follow Jan on Instagram at jan_blokhuijsen