Heart and soul of our team Alina Mayer-Virtanen is Bachelor of science in psychology. She was skating by herself for 25 years and represented Germany. The last few years of her skating career she skated at the international level in single skating. Alina is coaching single skating since 2013 in Oberstdorf, Germany and in Finland since 2017 as well. This year she will finish her Master degree in Psychology.
“Believe in yourself, take on your challenges, dig deep within yourself to conquer fears. Never let anyone bring you down. You got to keep going.” – (Chantal Sutherland)
Valtter has participated in several European and World Championships in single skating. He is 5 – times finnish national champion and won 14 medals at senior finnish national championships. Valtter works part-time as a doctor for Keski-Suomen keskussairaala and Seppälääkärit in Jyväskylä. But his main focus is still on figure skating. His big goal is to skate the Olympics 2022.
“The joy of sport takes you far.” (Valtter Virtanen)
Thoughts and stuff
beautiful lake finland
Set by Lake Peurunka, this sport institute offers great sport, spa and aqua park facilities, a private sandy beach area and fine dining. Laukaa is within 5 minutes’ drive, while Jyväskylä is about 30 km away.
Laukaan Betoni Areena
Ice & curling rink
At Peurunka you can find also ice and curling rink. Laukaa Betoni Areena is located just about 200 metres from hotel area.