Class of 2009

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Peter Slijkhuis

City & country of residence
Watford, United Kingdom

My work
Area sales manager for Science in Sport Ltd

My current sports nutrition practice
For Science in Sport I go around a range of sports teams, clubs and specialist shops through the UK to provide advice and information on sports nutrition and the range of products that SiS makes.

My goals in sports nutrition
To complete the IOC Dip in Sports Nutrition and use this to advise athletes of all levels on a range of (sports) nutritional issues. Hopefully this will also help me complete the 'ultimate' Ironman race.

My own sporting background
I competed in my first sprint triathlon 18 years ago. Since then i have represented The Netherlands on 2 world champs (agegroup) and finished a few half Ironman races. Next year my 'tri career' should culminate in my firts Iroman race.

My favourite sporting moment or heroes
Lance Armstrong and the Pieter van den Hoogenband Olympic swimming moments

My favourite foods
Seafood, rum&raisin icecream and some Dutch golden oldies recipes like 'zuurkool schotel'