This year-old skating hero lives anonymously in Canada: ‘My grandchildren don’t know that I won the Elfstedentocht’ | To skate

Skating hero Evert van Benthem turns 65 on Tuesday. But he doesn’t feel old, let alone that old. About his lively farming life in Canada, his eight grandchildren with whom Grandpa Evert goes wild to the music of Deep Purple and the answer to the question of whether there will ever be another Elfstedentocht. ,,What do you think?”

Vincent de Vries