Marvin van Heek (24) lacks motivation and stop skiing

Alpine skiing

Marvin van Heek (24) lacks motivation and stop skiing

Marvin van Heek (24), which in 2012 as the first Dutchman in the top ten ended in a world cup at the alpinieskiën, has decided to stop his career.

“Physically I feel good, but mentally not. I am very tired in my head,” says Van Heek Wednesday in a press release of the Dutch Ski Association. “Perhaps the final and, perhaps, that I could ever return in the skiing, I don’t know yet. I now have first needed to rest.”

Born in France and raised skier came since 2011 for the Netherlands. In december 2012, he surprised at the world cup in the Italian Val Gardena in eighth to end up on the descent.

The Winter games of 2014 in Sochi were, therefore, in view Of Hake, but because of his back injury he missed most of the olympic season 2013/2014, which qualification became impossible.

The specialist on the snelheidsnummers walked out of his injury in the summer of 2013 during a training camp at the U.s. olympic team. After the symptoms worsened, he became in september 2015, had surgery on a herniated disc. Finally had Of Hake over 2.5 years to recover.

“Of course I dreamed of the Olympic Games and I wanted much more, but I can for my feel no different then stop. Luckily, many of my dreams come true and I want to thank everyone who in me believed in me and has supported.”

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