Mykola Makowsky, Canadian National Development Team Speed Skater – TeamPages Chat with the Pros

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I had the pleasure of speaking with Mykola Makowsky as part of ‘TeamPages Chat with the Pros’ interview series. Mykola Makowsky has been speed skating for 16 years. This has allowed him to skate in 4 world cups, proudly representing Canada!

To learn more about Mykola Makowsky and his interesting career, please watch this video interview.

Bio:

Skating

Started: Age 8
Year in Skating: 16
Home Club : Regina Speed Skating Club

Current Coaches: Xiuli Wang/ Mark Wild
World Cups Skated: 4
Best Finish: 10th, Division B 1500

Personal Best Times
500 m :    36.01
1000 m : 1:09.45
1500 m : 1:46.42
5000 m : 6:51.69

Education

School: University of Calgary
Program: B.Sc in Chemical Engineering and B.A in Economics
Graduation Date : June 2011

Work Experience

Number of Summer Work Terms: 4
Field: Process Engineering
Sector: Oil Sands
Companies: Shell Canada (2 Summers); Petro-Canada (2 Summers)

Favorites

TV: Entourage, House, How I Met Your Mother, Big Bang Theory
Music: Goo Goo Dolls, Tiesto, Above and Beyond, 3 Doors Down
Food: Prime Rib with Garlic Mashed Potatoes
Professional Sports Team: Saskatchewan Roughriders
Quotes:
1. “Pain is temporary. It may last a minute, or an hour, or a day, or a year, but eventually it will subside and something else will take its place. If I quit, however, it lasts forever.” – Lance Armstrong
2. “Luck = Preparation + Opportunity”
3. “Today, not tomorrow (TNT)” – Marcel Lacroix


http://screencast.com/t/BBE8PqdKS


Cynthia Barker

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