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Mental guidance

About Extopsporter.nl

Extopsporter.nl 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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Changes 

There will be people who don’t understand if you say that you have experienced issues adjusting after quitting professional sports. They will often think ‘you have been able to enjoy doing sports for a living for years, and now it is time to get a real job like the rest of us’. They tend to forget that: