Just like any other great champion, Konrad Niedźwiedzki started training at a very early age. Talent, hard work and ambition got him to the Olympics where he won the ultimate medal. Yet, the road to great performance is not an easy one at all! To become the best in the world requires hours and hours, years and years, of dedication, willingness to overcome any kind of obstacles. Let's see what are Konrad Niedźwiedzki's experiences and advice on what it takes to become an Olympic champion.
Before starting a career in speed skating ...
Listening to Konrad, you almost feel that you can easily start a speed skating career, at any age. Maybe you can add that to your wish list for next year - it really does not seem that complicated!
Training Your Muscles for Speed Skating
When it comes to the muscles you have to train as a speed skater, please take a very close look at the pictures we’ve used in the next video. And also listen to what Konrad Niedźwiedzki has to say on this subject!
Dealing with Injuries
Spoiler alert! 2016 - scapula broken in 3 places, 7 broken ribs and a collapsed lung! All in one… accident! 2018 - he is attending the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games for the fourth time in his career! No comment!
How Winning Really Feels Like for Konrad Niedźwiedzki
They say: “third time lucky”! And in Konrad’s case that was true. During his third participation in the Olympic games, Konrad Niedźwiedzki achieved third place with the team pursuit Polish team! One priceless medal to stand with his other great achievements! Feeling… like a million bucks!
Author: Delia Dobritoiu
MORE STORIES WITH KONRAD & SCHNAUZER MACHO
Olympic champion Konrad Niedźwiedzki has a lot to say when it comes to speed skating and his miniature Schnauzer Macho. Here are some of the things we've found out from Konrad when we interviewed him few weeks before going to PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games. In case you want to find out more about Konrad, follow him on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.