Thialf, the ‘skating heart of the world’, has hosted many incredible victories over the years, providing excellent ice conditions and innovative training facilities accompanied by the expert guidance of specialized coaches.
The renewed Thialf offers broader opportunities for international athletes to reach new goals under Thialf Academy. Thialf Academy combines its facilities with coaching expertise for international athletes with a long track speed skating, short track and inline skating background.
The Netherlands is well renowned for their success within the speed skating world, particularly for long distance speed skating at the highest level. More competition from international athletes creates a more attractive sport for both athletes and spectators which will therefore ensure a long and rich history of the future of speed skating. Thialf Academy is available for individual athletes and trainers, national teams, officials and international sports federations.