Jade Nyström did not participate in physical education classes in middle school

Jade Nyström talks about her painful school memories in the Yökylä Maria Veitola program.

Jade Nyström will be seen in Yökylä in the upcoming episode of the Maria Veitola program. Miikkael Pakarinen

In the Yökylä Maria Veitola program, the three-time high jump Finnish champion, Jade Nyström at Lapinjärvi. The program discusses, among other things, what Nyström’s life has been like as a young trans athlete.

– Exercise has always been fun, but in middle school it wasn’t fun at all, Nyström says in the program.

He also sheds light on the reasons behind his unpleasant memories.

– There were girls and boys separately, so I wasn’t allowed to be in the girls’ gym, I don’t know why. I wasn’t allowed to use the girls’ bathroom. And the gym was the same thing. I said I wanted to change the group and was told no.

Nyström stuck to his rights and ended up with a radical solution

– I didn’t go to exercise classes for two months, he says in the episode.

Maria Veitola sympathizes with Nyström’s unpleasant experiences.

– All I can say is that luckily you have a nice family, Veitola sums up.

In Yökylä Maria Veitola on Thursdays at 9 pm on MTV Katsomo and on the MTV3 channel. You can find all program information at Telku.