Cornelius Kersten, the first British long track speed skater to compete in the Winter Olympics in 30 years, was nominated to the British squad for Beijing on Tuesday.
Cornelius Kersten Age, Family, and Early life
He was born on July 19, 1994, in Haarlem, the Netherlands to a British mother who means his father is from the Netherlands. Having grown up in Heemstede, Kersten skated in his youth at the ice rink in Haarlem.
As a 27-year-old he lives with his parents and close family members. His parents provide good support for him, and he freely speaks of how much his parents have helped him improve as a person. There is no information regarding his parent’s identity and line of work.
He has not mentioned anything about his parents as he is more of a professional, always discussing his career and things related to it rather than really talking about his personal life.
The information we have on his family is not available at the point in time when this article is being written. When we learn more about his parents or his current line of work, we will update those details.
Cornelius Kersten’s career, What is his profession?
Cornelius Kersten was nominated to the British Olympic squad for Beijing on Tuesday, making him the first long track speed skater to participate in the Winter Games in nearly 30 years. His early years were spent on the ice rink in Haarlem, where he skated while growing up in Heemstede.
He debuted for the Netherlands on November 9, 2012, at the NK Distances 2013, where he competed in the 500 meters.
On the other hand, since 1 July 2014, Kersten has been playing for Great Britain. Despite some good performances, he was not selected to participate in the Dutch juniors.
Currently, he is part of the oval program in Calgary which is a Platform that has consistently provided high-performance coaching and training to track and field athletes for nearly three decades.
The British speed skater became the first to sign with a Dutch team last June, joining Olympic champion Koen Verweij and fellow skater Jutta Leerdam for a program designed to help and fund future prospects.
Now, Cornelius Kersten was nominated to the British Olympic squad for Beijing where he hoped to make the country proud.
Which school and college did Cornelius Kersten go to?
Cornelius Kersten’s scholarly achievements are unknown at the moment of writing this. However, based on the fact that he spent most of his childhood in the Netherlands, we can assume that he completed his education there.
Cornelius Kersten Net worth, How much does he earn?
Cornelius is at the beginning of his career. Currently, there is no exact information about his net worth, and we will update this section as soon as we receive it.
Since he is a rising athlete, it is very difficult to know anything about his net worth.
Cornelius Kersten Girlfriend, What about his relationship?
He is in a relationship with his long-time Dutch girlfriend Ellia Smeding.
Is he available on any social media platforms?
Physical Appearance of Cornelius Kersten‘s Height, Weight
|Height||Feet: 6 Feet 1 Inch |
Meter: 1.87 m
Centimetre: 187 cm
|Weight||Kilogram: 84 kg |
Pounds: 185 lbs
|Eye color||Hazel Brown|
Interesting facts about Cornelius Kersten’s should be knows
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|Current Spouse||Ellia Smeding|
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