The Dutch are awesome at Ice-skating because we go to work like that

Oh America, every time the Winter Olympics start you can’t help to be amazed by our epic speed ice-skating skills. It’s no different this year around since we’re once again topping the medal charts. Okay I didn’t check, but this pic says it all:

The Dutch are awesome at Ice-skating because we go to work like that
This meme will only get better with time (source: NOS)

While we struggled to find out what makes the Dutch so good at ice-skating, luckily an NBC commentator knew exactly what was going on in the Netherlands:

Obviously, this bit by NBC is all completely true, we need those canals to go ice-skating to work every morning when things are frozen up. So a bunch Dutchies decided to help out by showing you how we Dutch do rush hour:

Good luck with ice-skating to work tomorrow everybody!

Abuzer van Leeuwen 🇳🇱
Abuzer van Leeuwen 🇳🇱http://www.abuzervanleeuwen.nl
Abuzer founded DutchReview a decade ago because he thought expats needed it and wanted to make amends for the Dutch cuisine. He has a Masters in Political Science and IT but somewhere always wanted to study history or good old football. He also a mortgage in the Netherlands and will happily tell you too how to get one. Born and raised in Rotterdam, Abuzer now lives in Leiden but is always longing back to his own international year in Italy.

2 COMMENTS

  1. […] It’s true, it’s not just us making this up. This weather front is actually a Siberian cold. Currently weather in Eastern Europe has plummeted to as low as -27, actually causing fatalities. This chill coming to the Netherlands is chilling winds which are from this area. That’s why we are suddenly getting an influx of freezing temperatures which in turn will have all Dutchies going nuts for the prospect of ice-skating to work like they all do in the Netherlands. […]

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