TV Portal

About is a website for (former) elite athletes. It contains all the information you need during or after your professional sports career, and it can give you a bit of a boost if you’re feeling stuck. Read more >> 

Going deep for Vancouver

Going deep for Vancouver is a very personal and candid documentary about former short track speed skater Margriet de Schutter, the road to the Olympic Games and the moment of quitting.

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‘I read the book with much interest’
– Jacques Rogge
Former IOC President

‘A fascinating, well-written book’
– Jacques d’Ancona
journalist, critic, presenter

‘In this book, former elite athlete Margriet de Schutter describes the process from within. Literally! She knows more than anyone how much energy it takes to quit doing what you love the most’.
– Humberto Tan
Presenter, writer, fashion designer

Book presentation ‘Stoppen & Doorgaan’ 

Each week, heads out with a camera to speak to former professional athletes. We find out how they are doing, what they have gone through, and what tips they have. We also visit specialists for recommendations and stories about the period following a professional sports career. This week we have a report on the presentation of Stoppen & Doorgaan (Quitting and Continuing), where author Margriet de Schutter presented the first copy of her book to sports reporter and presenter Mart Smeets. For more information on Stoppen & Doorgaan, read more >> 

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