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Bart Swings

RAGING TEAM MEN

Name: Bart Swings

Country: Belgium

Current Location: Belgium

Loving to skate since: 1998

Riding for Powerslide since: 2012

Current Skate Setup: Ultralight McCargo boot, XXX 125mm frame, one20five Matter Wheels 

Favorite skate: Ultralight McCargo boot

Favorite frames: XXX frame Favorite wheels: one20five matter wheels

Favorite bearings: Wicked HCR swiss

Why do you love to skate?
When I ride on my own trough nature, feeling the speed and feeling free is why I love to skate.

What keeps you pushing forward in skating? 
To push myself and find the best version of myself on my skates!

What is your favorite place to skate?
 Under the ‘brandenburger tor’ towards Berlin marathon Victory :-)

What is your favorite trick?
I wish I could do a trick haha.

What advice would you like to give?
Love what you do and do what you love!

Any hobbies outside of skating?
Ice skating, cycling, I love sports in general.

Do you have a life philosophy or phrase that inspires you?
Discipline is choosing between what you want now and what you want most.

Racing specific:

What is your best marathon time?
56:49

What was your greatest success?
Olympic Silver medal PyeongChang 2018

What is your favorite race?
Berlin Marathon

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AWARDS
Male Marathon and Male Speed -Skater of The Year-
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TITLES
World champion 1000m 2019 Berlin Marathon Record Time 56min49sec
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CURRENT SETUP
Ultralight McCargo boot
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