Summer ICE training camp

13 July 2021

We are delighted to inform you about the possibilities for a summer ice training camp with the Thialf Academy!Read more

Join the Thialf Academy program!

16 July 2020

We are excited to inform you about the possibilities to enter the Thialf Academy - ISU Center of Excellence - program for season 2020/2021. Read more


25 June 2020

Considering that some ice rinks are re-opening and Skaters are hitting the ice again, the ISU CoE Keep Training! Series will be holding the last Speed Skating and Short Track Speed Skating Keep...Read more

KeepTraining on OlympicDay

22 June 2020

To celebrate Olympic Day we will be joining the world’s largest 24-hour digital Olympic workout. Three great skaters will join Olympians around the world on Instagram Live. Read more

Watch our online dryland training

29 May 2020

Did you miss our LIVE online dryland training? Or do you just want to follow the training again? Watch our video here!Read more

Thialf Academy provides online training (worldwide)

13 May 2020

In the ISU Center of Excellence Keep Training Series, the best coaches, champions and sports professionals take you through their online classes. These series are mainly focused on dryland,...Read more

Last training of the season

14 February 2020

Most athletes had their last training in Thialf, as the last competitions of this season are scheduled in the following weeks. So we've got them a little present: their very own TA headband/cap! Read more

ISU World Cup

12 February 2020

Last weekend, Thialf Academy athletes Stien, Sandrine and Nil were in Calgary for the World Cup 5. Our coach Ian was also with them to support and guide our Belgian athletes. Read more

Youth Olympic Games - Results TA athletes

18 January 2020

Thialf Academy congratulates Nil, Fran and Luisa on the results they have achieved at the Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in Lausanne. A wonderful experience at a beautiful location. We are incredibly...Read more

First Medal at Youth Olympic Games for TA athlete

13 January 2020

Three athletes of the Thialf Academy left for Lausanne 2020 last week to compete in the Youth Olympic Games (YOG). Read more

Junior World Cup

26 November 2019

The second Junior World Cup took place in Enschede last weekend. Coach Ian & Simon were present to coach and support the Thialf Academy athletes. Read more

Support our athletes

15 November 2019

A number of Thialf Academy athletes will have an exciting weekend ahead of them. Ten athletes will compete during the Junior World Cup 1 in Norway and one athlete will compete at the StarClass 2 in...Read more

Go hard or go home

11 November 2019

Ten PR’s were broken during a competition in Thialf last weekend. A big win for the Thialf Academy Athletes, right before the first Junior World Cup in Norway this weekend! Read more

Meet the Athletes - Kristiine Kalev

4 November 2019

We introduce Kristiine as one of the Thialf Academy athletesRead more

World Cup Qualifying Tournament

2 November 2019

We are really excited to announce that Stien Vanhoutte is the first Thialf Academy athlete who is selected to race in the WCQT!Read more


18 October 2019

The ISU has allocated Thialf as one of the Centers of Excellences in the world for the long track and short track disciplines. It applies from 1 January 2020 and for a period of two years.Read more

Meet the Athletes - Katharina Thien

11 October 2019

We introduce Katharina - also known as Kathi - as one of the Thialf Academy athletesRead more

Meet Sweden

23 September 2019

This amazing group of talented skaters and coaches from Sweden, came to visit Thialf last week.Read more

Road to Ice 2019 || Thialf Summer Cup

22 July 2019

Following the first and very successful Road to Ice camp in 2018 the Thialf Academy organized another camp this year. Road to Ice 2019 camp was held between the 15th and 21st of July!Read more

Meet Sandrine Tas

5 April 2019

The 24-year-old Sandrine Tas from Belgium skated her first longtrack-speedskating races last winter. Read more

Collaboration ISU And Thialf Academy

28 May 2018

For the first time the ISU and Thialf Academy organize the ‘Road to Ice’ speed skate week. Read more

Thialf Academy opens its doors

17 April 2018

In the spring of 2018, the Thialf Academy opened its doors. The high performance center in long track and short track speed skating can be described as ‘the skating hub of the world.’ Read more