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OG Heroes

Every athlete, coach, or club shares a passion. A burning desire. A persistent drive to achieve something at all costs. It is the fuel to chase their goals and dreams and make them come true. Meet the OG Heroes! We give them a stage to share their drive and passion, but also to tell their connection to OG.

"Wanna be a Hero? Drive Clean!"

Irene Schouten

Geboortedatum June 21, 1992
Geboorteplaats Zwaagdijk
Discipline Ice skater
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Irene Schouten is a Dutch speed skater who competes on the long track (especially the long distances) as well as the marathon and inline skates. Last winter, during the 2022 Winter Olympics, she won a gold medal in both the 3000 metres and 5000 metres, both with new Olympic records. On the final day, she won a gold medal in the mass start, making her one of the most successful athletes of the Olympic Winter Games at one tournament!

“Every day better than the day before. That is how I think and live as a top athlete, for my sport but also for my environment. That’s why I think it’s so great to collaborate with OG Clean Fuels. The fastest-growing player in the field of sustainable fuels. Laying the foundation for future success, together with OG!”

|2015 World champion mass start 
|2016 3rd place World Championship 5000 metres
|2018 3rd place Olympic Games Mass Start, World Champion Mass Start 
|2020 European Champion Mass Start, 3rd place World Mass Start Championships |2021 World champion team pursuit, world champion 5000 metres, 3rd place world championship 3000 metres, 3rd place world championship mass start |2022 Olympic champion 5000 metres, Olympic champion 3000 metres, Olympic champion mass start, 3rd place Olympic Games team pursuit, all-round world champion, European champion 3000 metres, European champion team pursuit, European champion mass start, Sportwoman of the year 2022

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Everyone can be a Hero! If you start driving on clean fuels because you think we should be kinder to our planet, then you are already a Hero. But athletes are heroes too, every athlete shares a passion, a burning desire. It is the fuel to chase their goals and dreams and to make them come reality. OG believes in meaningful connections through sports and invests in sustainable and noble projects by connecting people, getting children to move more, talent development and charities.