Suzanne Schulting going towards the hundreds of thousands of followers on Instagram, but the 21-year-old schaatsster considers himself not as an influencer.
“I do not see myself as an influencer. Yes, I try to get people to influencen with racin,” says Schulting, in an interview in AD.
Schulting, who, during the winter Olympics this year, a gold medal in the 1000 metres won, is aware of the high number of followers on her social mediaprofiel, but not otherwise worn.
“If I have five days of nothing place, I can place five days nothing. But I find that I am a little active, because it just works. (…) Athlete is now more than your performance. People want to see more than the skating, it is going to be your expression. Instagram is superhot. I like it, so it costs me no effort. This is part of my generation.”
‘So vain, I’m back’
In addition, she wants to be themselves on social media is not very different from what they really are: “I try to be as close as possible with pictures. Nothing mean name, so vain I am. But who does that?”
Now her fame grows, she is also often invited for parties and muziekprijzengala: “you Stand suddenly between a different kind of quantities. The Famke-Louise and Ronnie Flex, and of this world. A different caliber than what you’ll encounter on a schaatsgala.”