Print the Biography/Short

Marwin Talsma

Netherlands

SportSpeed Skating
NOCNetherlands
Born19 Dec 1997 in  Sneek
GenderMen
ResidenceGrouw, NED
OccupationAthlete, Student
LanguagesDutch
Personal Bests
EventRecordDateLocation 
Personal Bests
  Event RecordDateLocation 
    500m 38.00 21 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
    1000m 1:14.40 16 Mar 2017 Calgary  
    1500m 1:47.90 31 Oct 2020 Heerenveen  
    5000m 6:16.04 21 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
    10000m 12:52.09 01 Nov 2020 Heerenveen  
Main Achievements
 
Main Achievements
World Junior Championships
Event  
World Junior Championships
    5000m   1    
    Team Pursuit 8 Laps   1    
Social Media
Social Media
www.facebook.com/Marwin-Talsma-1997540850360168  
twitter.com/marwintalsma  
Sport Specific Information
Sport Specific Information
Club / TeamTeam FrySk: Netherlands  
Reason for choosing this sport"My grandfather was a short track skater and my mother also skated. That's how we got into skating.''  
Name of coachSiep Hoekstra [club], NED; Bob de Jong [club], NED  
General Interest
General Interest
Most influential person in careerHis parents. (teamnl.org, 13 Jan 2021)  
AmbitionsTo compete at the Olympic Winter Games. (schaatsen.nl, 02 Sep 2021)  
Sporting philosophy / motto"You have to keep believing in yourself, even when the going gets tough." (teamnl.org, 13 Jan 2021)  
HobbiesSailing. (schaatsen.nl, 02 Sep 2021; proskating.nl, 01 Apr 2020)  
Memorable sporting achievementWinning a bronze medal in the 10,000m at the 2019 Dutch National Single Distances Championships in Heerenveen, Netherlands. (proskating.nl, 01 Apr 2020)  
Famous relativesHis mother Helma Regts has served as a coach at Team FrySk. His grandfather Geert Regts won a Dutch national short track title in 1963. His siblings Dyon and Kim have both competed in speed skating for Team FrySk in the Netherlands. (schaatsen.nl, 02 Sep 2021; volkskrant.nl, 20 Nov 2020; proskating.nl, 01 Apr 2020)  
Hero / IdolDutch speed skater Sven Kramer. (nu.nl, 18 Jan 2021)  
Other informationBUILDING A BOAT
He spends two days a week working at his father's marina in Grouw, Netherlands. In 2018 he bought a second-hand boat and has been rebuilding it since. "I have always said that one day I wanted to live on a boat. This is going to be it. Ultimately, it is my ambition to take over and run the marina." (frieschdagblad.nl, 15 Jan 2021; skatenl.nl, 27 Dec 2020; volkskrant.nl, 20 Nov 2020)
 
InjuriesHe tore his ankle ligaments in a training accident in June 2020. (schaatsen.nl, 02 Sep 2021)  
Championships results
Year Competition Event Rank  
Championships results
    2020/2021 European Allround Championships Allround7  
World Cups
Year Competition Event Rank  
World Cups
    2020/2021 World Cup 5000m18  
    2017/2018 World Cup 5000/10000m32  
    2019/2020 World Cup 5000/10000m35  
    2018/2019 World Cup 5000/10000m44