Saturday 21 February 2015 BUL skating organizes a huge skating event at Nornett Stadium in Bossekop from 11:00-14:00
We have gathered lots of kids, skating enthusiasts and international skating stars from the last fifty years for competitions and fun on the ice. The aim is to create publicity for speedskating again and collect funds to upgrade the stadium lights and equipment.
A huge joint effort, and generousity from both Norwegian and Dutch sponsors, made it possible for us to arrange a unique skating event. Our special visiting guests have in total 18 Olympic medals , 35 medals from World Championships, 22 EC medals and 69 medals from national championships!
Program for the day:
◦DNB - Sprint for children from 0-12 years
◦Match between Norway and the Netherlands with the following pair of 500 m :
Roar Grønvold (NOR ) - Ard Schenk ( NED )
Magne Thomassen (NOR ) - Jan Bols ( NED )
Jarle Pedersen (NOR ) - Ype Kramer ( NED )
Kjell Storelid (NOR ) - Bart Veldkamp ( NED )
Ådne Søndrål (NOR ) - Ben van der Burg ( NED )
Frode Bartholdsen (NOR ) - Mark Tuitert ( NED )
◦Show race with local former skaters and other enthusiasts
◦Team persuit Norway - Netherlands
◦After the scheduled program there will be possibilities for free skating
There are extensive media coverage from both Norwegian and Dutch press. We welcome everyone to cheer for both children and adults who will be performing on the ice this Saturday. There will be possibilities to buy food and beverages and there is also a lottery with nice prizes.
Free admission .