Sjoerd Huisman Champion 2009
19 June 1986|
|Died||30 December 2013
Huisman made his debut in marathon speed skating in 2005 to become one of the best sprinters in the peloton. His biggest success was winning the Dutch championship on natural ice in 2009 at the Oostvaardersplassen. A year later Huisman won the Essent Cup and the Dutch Open at the Austrian Weissensee.
Huisman was also successful in inline skating. In 2010 won the Dutch marathon championship.
In May 2011, Huisman was involved in a car accident after he blacked-out behind the wheel. Seven months later he returned to the peloton.
- Dutch national marathon speed skating champion: 1 time
- Dutch national marathon inlineskating champion: 1 time
Personal longtrack records
|Men's Speed skating|
|500 m||37.59||30 November 2008||
|1000 m||1:14.78||4 October 2009||
|1500 m||1:53.69||25 November 2008||
|3000 m||4:10.80||12 November 2004||
|5000 m||7:44.06||15 February 2004||
Personal life and death
His sister, Mariska Huisman, is one of the Netherlands' most successful female marathon speed skaters.
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