Jochem Uytdehaage

Jochem Uytdehaage

Multiple Olympic skating champion

The strength of this speaker
  • Motivation
  • Vitality
  • Energetic

About Jochem Uytdehaage

Jochem Uytdehaage has won Olympic gold on the 5 and 10 km, he did this with a lot of confidence. After that he also added a win at the 1.500 meters. Jochem is now focused on developing talent and maintaining balance in organizations.

“Hard Word is hard rest”

Why Jochem Uytdehaage Book as a speaker ?

Jochem Uytdehaage gives presentations and workshops where balance and energy are central. Are you fit (physically and mental), then you’ll get the best performances. Not only in sports, but also in business. In lectures, Jochem Uytdehaage talks about his experiences as a top athlete. Themes such as ambition, perseverance and dealing with setbacks are reflected in this.

Handcuffed to the end

Our group, consisting of 25 nationalities, from Africa, Middle East Europe, have enjoyed Jochem’s presentation. He is a driven and motivational person who appeals to everyone. The group was fascinated from the beginning till the end. Compliments, a successful evening!



The professional sports career of Jochem Uytdehaage had great sporting highlights, but also a number of deep valleys. From an early age, Jochem came in contact with several sports.

During a tour on natural ice, he discovered his preference for speed skating. In particular, the individual abandonment and the diversity of the sport appealed to him. His passion made sure he decided to fully focus on speed skating. And with success, Jochem Uytdehaage grew into a true top skater. In particular on the 5 and 10 kilometers Jochem Uytdehaage was very successful. The absolute highlight in his career he experienced in 2002. At the Olympics in Salt Lake City he managed to win two gold and one silver medal. But also as an all-round speed skater Jochem was successful. He won several all-round titles. In 2004 Jochem Uytdehaage was involved in a heavy car accident. He completely missed the season of 2004. In 2005 Jochem stunningly became European all-round champion again. Still, Jochem was unable to approach his top level from 2002. In 2007 Jochem decided to make an end to his professional sports career. After his skating career, Jochem Uytdehaage founded the Sporttop Foundation. This is a foundation that supports young top athletes in their top sport career.

An impression of this speaker


  • Olympic Gold 5 and 10 km Salt Lake City 2002
  • Olympic Silver 1.500 meter Salt Lake City 2002
  • World champion all-round 2002

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