Olle van den Boom Placed


Date of birth:
Year of grad:





May 2015
June 2015

Country: The Netherlands
Height: 6'1 ft
Weight: 156 lbs

Personal and academic information


Olle van den Boom is a 18-years-old guy from Overloon, The Netherlands. 

He is currently a senior in high school (HAVO level) and is expected to graduate in June 2015. He would like to pursue a degree in Physical therapy, preferably specializing in the field of sports. Olle is scheduled to take the TOEFL in May and his ACT in June 2015. 

It is the dream of Olle to further develop as an athlete while obtaining a bachelor degree in Physical therapy.

Athletic information


Olle started with Track and Field when he was 10 years old, mainly focussing on cross country. After two years his coach indicated that he could be doing well at decathlon and soon he was successful. Olle likes the idea of pushing himself to the limit in all kinds of different ways. 


In the Decathlon his best discipline (and one of his favorites) is pole vault together with the hurdles and the javelin. His best total score is 5991 and his personal records are:

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At the moment Olle practices five times a week. Four times by a former high-jumper/long-jumper at his own club,  and one time by a great Dutch pole vault athlete Robbert-Jan Janssen.